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Earth to Social Work 2021 Conference

Updated: Apr 10

We are pleased to present the 2021 Virtual Conference on Environmental Justice in partnership with Adelphi University. This year's conference is on April 28th from 9 am to 4 pm ET and will feature an exciting range of topics and speakers who lead in the areas of social work practice, policy, and research.


We are thrilled to announce our speakers:


Keynote: Dr. Kishi Animashaun Ducre

Speakers: Cassandra Ceballos, Dr. Meredith Powers, Dr. Lisa Reyes Mason, Dr. Christine Norton, Dr. Reggie Ferreira, Dr. Anne Deepak, Dr. Michael Yellow Bird, and Dr. Murali Nair.


Opportunities are still available for:

Central to the conference is the theme of advancing social work’s ethical obligation to address and mitigate climate change. We hope to provide opportunities for community building and collaboration among social work professionals and students as we engage in these important issues.


In addition, participants will:

  • Explore barriers to environmental justice across policy and practice and showcase gateways to positive, proactive, and collaborative climate and social action,

  • Utilize and comprehend multi-solving solution case studies and planning,

  • Prepare practice tools to support mental health at the personal and community level amidst a changing environment,

  • Spark innovative thinking in social workers as they consider the intersections between practice and policy initiatives and environmental justice, and

  • Build community among social workers and other professionals interested in Environmental Justice.

Check out Adelphi University's site to register and for additional information, including continuing education credits and a code for free student registration.


We hope you will join us! Please get in touch if you have any questions.


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