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#MacroSW Twitter Chats Sails Into Summer

By Rachel L. West
Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant

This Thursday will be our final #MacroSW Twitter Chat for the summer. We want to know what matter to you. Join us at July 23rd at 9:00 PM EST/6:00 PM CT and share your interest, ideas, and comments about future chats. We would also love to hear what is going on with your macro career. @karenzgoda will host.


#MacroSW is a collaboration of social workers, organizations, social work schools, and individuals working to promote macro social work practice. Macro social work practice focuses on changing larger systems, such as communities and organizations. It encompasses a broad spectrum of actions and ideas, ranging from community organizing and education to legislative advocacy and policy analysis. The chats are held bimonthly on Twitter on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month at 9 p.m. EST (6 p.m. PST). For more information, chat schedule, and chat archives check out: https://macrosw.wordpress.com

Our collaborators include:

  • Association for Community Organization and Social Administration (ACOSA), @acosaorg
  • Karen Zgoda, MSW, LCSW, Instructor of Social Work at Bridgewater State University, @karenzgoda
  • Network for Social Work Management (NSWM), @TheNSWM
  • Rachel West, The Political Social Worker, @poliSW
  • University at Buffalo School of Social Work, @ubssw
  • University of Southern California School of Social Work, @mswatusc
  • Sunya Folayan, MSW, ACSW, founder/executive director, The Empowerment Project, Inc., @SunyaFolayan
  • Laurel Hitchcock, PhD, Assistant Professor of Social Work, University of Alabama at Birmingham,@Laurelhitchcock
  • Kristin Battista-Frazee, MSW, Author and Marketing Consultant, @porndaughter

#MacroSW Twitter Chats will return September 10th. Pat Shelly from the University at Buffalo -School of Social Work will host (@ubssw). The scheduled topic is trauma informed care.

Photo Credit: “US Sailing Team1”. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons

Posted by Rachel L. West

In addition to being the founder of The Political Social Worker blog, I am a consultant. My consulting practice offers advocacy and community outreach solutions to nonprofits, social good organizations, and private practitioners. Additionally, I offer career coaching to macro social work students and professionals.

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