Highlights

Here we highlight efforts and initiatives for the BEYOND bucket of DEI-3 within the SSW. It specifically highlights the following Strategic Plan Goals (SPGs), 1; 2; 8

Grand Challenge for Social Work: Eliminate Racism Webinar Series

Dr. Jandel Crutchfield welcomed numerous scholars from across the country to speak and present during the Eliminate Racism digital series. The 7-part series, broadcast once monthly, features experts who analyze how eliminating racism intersects with other 12 Grand Challenges for Social Work. Dr. Crutchfield is co-chair of the national steering committee charged with explore ways Social Workers can eliminate racism, the profession’s 13th Grand Challenge. The UTA SSW’s own Office of Communications is responsible for hosting the webinars via Zoom and Youtube each month. Several SSW faculty are featured as moderators of the webinars which will continue through December 2021.

Grand Challenges for Social Work:  Eliminate Racism Series Pt. 1

Speaker Dr. Patricia Reid-Merritt on Eliminating Racism

Dr. Reid-Merritt has served as an educational and training consultant for inclusion, diversity, cultural sensitivity, race, racism and anti-racism to colleges, universities, local school districts, businesses, state and city governments. More discussions on eliminating racism coming soon! November 9th at 12pm CST; December 14th at 12pm CST

Grand Challenges for Social Work:  Eliminate Racism Series Pt.2

Promoting Smart Decarceration and Achieving Equal Opportunity and Justice

More discussions on eliminating racism coming soon! November 9th at 12pm CST; December 14th at 12pm CST

Grand Challenges for Social Work:  Eliminate Racism Series Pt.3

Reducing Extreme Economic Inequality and Build Financial Capability and Assets for All

More discussions on eliminating racism coming soon! November 9th at 12pm CST; December 14th at 12pm CST

Grand Challenges for Social Work:  Eliminate Racism Series Pt. 4

End Homelessness and Eradicate Social Isolation

More discussions on eliminating racism coming soon! November 9th at 12pm CST; December 14th at 12pm CST

Grand Challenges for Social Work:  Eliminate Racism Series Pt. 5

Create Social Responses for a Changing Environment & Harness Technology for Social Good

More discussions on eliminating racism coming soon! November 9th at 12pm CST; December 14th at 12pm CST