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(6 CEs) Legislative, Education, & Advocacy Day (LEAD)
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Join together with hundreds of social justice advocates from around Michigan for the largest annual gathering of social workers in the state! This all day event features an advocacy oriented keynote address, networking opportunities, social justice forums, and over twenty workshops on legislative issues, political action, and advocacy efforts. 6 CEs will be awarded to licensed attendees.

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When: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
9:00am-4:15pm
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Lansing Center
333 E. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, Michigan  48933
United States
Contact: Tricia McCarthy
517-487-1548, ex 16


Online registration is available until: 10/27/2017
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2017 Legislative Education and Advocacy Day

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Lansing Center
333 E. Michigan Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
(Registration opens at 8am)

 

Join together with hundreds of social justice advocates from around Michigan for the largest annual gathering of social workers in the state! This all day event features two inspiring keynote addresses, networking opportunities, social justice forums, and over twenty workshops on legislative issues, political action, and advocacy efforts. Lunch is included in the registration cost.

 

6 CEs will be awarded to licensed attendees.

 

NASW Student Members-$35, Student Non-Members-$55, NASW Members-$80, Non-Members-$100


Workshops Topics May Include:

  • Human Trafficking
  • Understanding the opioid crisis
  • Running for office 101
  • How to be an effective lobbyist
  • The intersection of social work and criminal justice
  • Advocating for the homeless
  • Organizing a rally in 24 hours
  • Juvenile justice
  • Working with veterans in your community
  • Working with immigrants and refugees

    Tentative LEAD Schedule

    • 8:00-8:50am Registration
    • 9:00-9:30am Welcome Address/Call to Action
    • 9:30-10:50am Morning Keynote Address (1.5 CEs)
    • 11:00am-12:20pm Breakout Sessions #1(1.5 CEs)
    • 12:20-1:00pm Lunch
    • 1:10 - 2:30pm Breakout Sessions #2 (1.5 CEs)
    • 2:450-4:00pm Afternoon Keynote Panel (1.5 CEs)
    • 4:15pm Group Picture at Michigan Capitol Building

    If you would like to register multiple attendees or groups please contact  Tricia McCarthy at 517-487-1548, ex 16

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