Critical Conversations Series

MSSA's Critical Conversations series is an ongoing platform for MSSA members to learn about and engage in social justice issues and current events.

Confronting "Jane Crow": Trauma, Oppression, and Abolition in the Child Protection System

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
9:00 - 10:30 AM

MSSA's Critical Conversations series is an ongoing platform for MSSA members to learn about and engage in social justice issues and current events. In this session, attendees will learn about forms of oppression in Minnesota’s child welfare system, including racial disparities. Attendees will also explore new ideas for anti-oppressive practices. This session will offer concrete action steps for individuals to work toward reducing racial disparities in child welfare, including ways to get involved in advocacy at the State Legislature.

Presenter: 
Erin Sugrue, PhD, LICSW, Augsburg University, and Miriam Itzkowitz, MSW, Institute to Transform Child Protection

Registration: Free for student members, $10 for members, and $20 for nonmembers.

Continuing Education: This webinar will offer 1.5 CEUs.

Other details:
A recording of the webinar will be available for registrants for 7 days after the video is first posted.

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Registration will close at 11:59 PM on Sunday, December 6. For questions about or help with registration, contact Suzanne - slamoreaux@mnssa.org.