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The Metropolitan State University of Denver, Department of Social Work, is thrilled to invite you to be part of a vibrant compilation of expert presenters discussing the current state of Voting Rights in the U.S. and how you can get involved. The webinar will feature esteemed guests at the local, state, and national level involved in grassroots, non-partisan organizations advocating for changes in voting rights policy.
Lauren Groh-Wargo – CEO of Fair Fight Action: Lauren is a top political strategist, executive, and fighter for economic justice; and she is a key leader in shaping the emerging Democratic wave in the South. Most recently, Lauren served as the campaign manager for Stacey Abrams for Governor. Spurred by the voting irregularities in Georgia and across the country, Lauren is now the CEO of Fair Fight Action, which focuses on electoral integrity and reform.
Jena Griswold – Secretary of State of Colorado: Jena Griswold is Colorado’s 39th Secretary of State, and began her term on January 8, 2019. She is the youngest elected Secretary of State in the United States. She knows first-hand how important it is for every vote to count and for every Coloradan’s voice to be heard, no matter their background or income. As Secretary of State, she has decisively managed elections in the midst of a global pandemic, historic wildfires, and record turnout while making it easier than ever to verify that your vote was counted.
Jonathan Singer – Former Colorado State Representative from District 11
All students in the MSW Program Foundation level Policy class as well as HRSA stipend recipients are required to attend.
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $1.9M with no funds financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
Friday, September 25, 2020 | 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
The Metropolitan State University of Denver Department of Social Work is thrilled to invite you to be a part of a vibrant compilation of expert presenters discussing the Impact of COVID-19. The webinar is an opportunity for students, faculty, and community members to connect virtually with experts making important decisions in response to COVID as well as the impact of those policies on a local, state, and national level.
2020 Social Work Policy Conference Speakers
Welcoming Address: Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock
Moderator: Dr. Charles Smith, Regional Administrator for the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Region VIII
Program and Handouts
Two (2) hours of CE Credits approved by NASW-CO. Participation in the training will count towards the requirements of DORA’s 40 hours of Continuing Professional Development all LCSW and LSW. Child Welfare Staff: this training count toward CWTS recertification hours.