Social Work Global Conference Report 2017

2017 Presenters Building a Better World” Using Technology and Social Entrepreneurship. Keynote address, Neil Deshmukh, Co- Founder at Vocal Eyes, Moravian Academy The Changing Times: A Social Work Call to Action Dr. Stephen Stoeffler, Kutztown University Family Homelessness, A Need for Innovative Solutions Diane Joy Irish, LSW, Doctoral Candidate, Kutztown/Millersville University Building a Fair, Just, and Peaceful World: A Push to Dismantle Unreconciled Remnants of Slavery and Racism Hanif M. Bey, Doctoral Candidate, Kutztown/Millersville University Acknowledging the Dangers of Labeling in our Public School System: A Need for Mandated Social Justice Training for Stakeholders Lisa Houser, MME, Doctoral Candidate, Kutztown University Rutgers School of Social Work Initiative in Integrating Environmental Justice to Social Work Curriculum: Examining Theoretical Underpinnings Christine Morales, LCSW and Mariann Bischoff, MSW, LCSW Social Work in the Era of Climate Change Michael Wright, LSW Countering the Commodification Paradigm in Food Provision Systems Courtney Newcomer, Kutztown University Community Assessment of Racial Equality Efforts in Bucks County, PA Daniel Goldsman, Kutztown University Creating Safe Spaces for the Discussion of Social Justice Issues Through the Arts Daniel Equsquiza, Barrio Alegria, Reading, PA Toward a Fair, Just, and Peaceful Global Community: Panel Discussion on Visions and Actions from Multinational Perspectives Uttam Paudel, Atajan Abdyey, and Skiyi Ding, Kutztown University Moderator, Dr. Edward Hanna, Kutztown University Join us for the 7 th Annual Conference on Social Work in the Global Environment: The Crossroads of Contemporary Slavery and Injustice: Cultivating Public Discourse and Action November 2, 2018 Call for proposals now open: For more information, contact the Kutztown University Department of Social Work