Eastern Michigan University

Third Annual Advocacy and Activism Day

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
McKenny Hall


Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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Eastern Michigan University
McKenny Hall
880 W Cross St
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

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Angie Mann-Williams 
EMU College of Health and Human Services 


Registration: $30 Fee which includes a light breakfast, lunch, afternoon snacks, parking, and up to 4 CEU's 

Registration - 9:00am-10:00am

Keynote Presentation - 10:00am-11:00am

"Social Justice in Disability Law and Special Needs Planning: A Primer for Social Workers"
Annemarie M. Kelly, JD, LLM, Assistant Professor, Eastern Michigan University

Halle Social Justice Scholar Presentations -- 11:00am-11:45am:

Megan Berry, MSW Student
Niles Berry, MSW Student
John Wilkerson, BSW Student

Lunch -- 11:45am-12:45pm

Breakout Workshops -- 1:00pm-2:30pm; 2:45pm-4:15pm


"Human Trafficking and the Michigan Department of Health & Human Services"  
Robert Harvey, BS, MBA, Human Resources Developer, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services


"Understanding NEAR (Neurobiology, Epigenetics, ACE’s & Resilience): Social Justice Implications"
Sarah E. Shea, PhD, LMSW, IECMH-E (IV), Field Director and Associate Professor, Eastern Michigan University's School of Social Work 
Yolanda Brown-Spidell, MA, Dean, Pleasant Grove District Association 


"School of Choice and Social Justice: Implications for Youth"
Terry Bond-Manville, LMSW, Clinical-Macro, Part-Time Lecturer, Eastern Michigan University
Sara Hayden, BSW Student, Eastern Michigan University
Jennifer McGuire, BSW Student, Eastern Michigan University
Kennedee Semans, BSW Student, Eastern Michigan University


Each registration includes a donation to support the School of Social Work’s mission.  All gifts to the Eastern Michigan University Foundation are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Should you wish to include an additional donation and become a Gold, Silver, or Bronze sponsor, please select the type of sponsorship you wish to make  and your event fee will be included.

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