Wednesday, April 27, 2011

9th Social Services in the Latino/a Community Conference (5/7/11)

The Latino/a Caucus at the UCLA Master of Social Welfare Program
Cordially invite you to attend the

9th Social Services in the Latino/a Community Conference

Saturday, May 7th, 2011, 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m.
(networking reception will follow the conference)

at the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Room 2355

Keynote Speaker: Roberto G. Gonzales
Assistant Professor at the University Of Washington School Of Social Work
Co-founder of Video Machete, a youth media organization in Chicago

Please join us in a FREE day long educational opportunity to learn about recent issues impacting the Latino/a community in the Los Angeles area.  This is a unique event that will address topics through a social work and social justice perspective.  Students and professionals interested in dialoguing about these complex issues are invited to come and learn culturally sensitive interventions to better serve our community.

The conference will include workshops on Shared Communities (Black & Brown) | Juvenile Justice | Domestic Violence | Gangs | PTSD in the Immigrant Community | Mental Health | LGBTQ | Community Organizing for Violence Prevention.  You will also have the chance to network with experienced practitioners, professionals, students, and community members at a networking reception following the conference.  Lunch will be provided. 


This conference is made possible through the generous support of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the UCLA Center for Community Partnerships, and the UCLA Campus Programs Committee of the Program Activities Board

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