Influencing Social Policy
2018 Policy Conference 2.0: The Next 20 Years!
May 31 – June 2, Brown School
ISP is a nonprofit organization for social work educators, students, and practitioners with passion for policy! This annual conference will be hosted at the Brown School for a third year and, in addition to 45 break sessions, will also feature keynote sessions with Jeanette Mott Oxford, Executive Director of Empower Missouri and a former representative to the Missouri legislature, and Nicole Hudson, Deputy Mayor for Racial Equality and Priority Initiatives, City of St. Louis. Meet new colleagues and enjoy being part of a national policy network.
Community Organizing and Advocacy Course
June 18 – 22, 1 – 4 pm each day, Brown School
Led by Clark-Fox Policy Institute leadership, Gary Park and Atia Thurman, this course offers participants an overview of how methods of community organization accomplish goals that are relevant to social work and public health practitioners. Additionally, the course will explore community organization activities that address the values of social justice and racial equity.
$400 Non-profit/government employees (not for academic credit)