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Voices on the Ground Community Practice Conference June 1st

The Portland Chapter of the Social Welfare Action Alliance and the Portland State University School of Social Work are holding their third Community Based Practice Conference "Voices on the Ground." This year's theme is Resistance and Resilience.
The event is being held Saturday, June 1st at PSU School of Social Work

1800 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 600, Portland Oregon Doors open at 8:30 am Program 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Lunch provided for pre-registrants


On Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at Portland State University's School of Social Work, a one-day conference will be held on the theme: "Voices on the Ground: Resistance and Resilience"

Hosts of this event include:
• School of Social Work, Portland State University (Community-Based Practice Concentration)
• Social Welfare Action Alliance - Portland Chapter

This third annual gathering seeks to build a network of community-oriented practitioners, and to help catalyze and consolidate community social work in the region. All are invited to attend and participate, including human service workers, activists, service users, students, academics, and other allies.

This year our theme is "Resistance and Resilience", and we are organizing around the focus areas of Human Rights, Criminalization, Revolutionary Tools and Margin to Center:

We are very proud to announce our keynote speaker, Ethel Long-Scott! Registration information available on the conference website: http://tinyurl.com/voicesontheground. While this is a fee-based event, no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

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