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Social Work Response To Ferguson

#MacroSW Chat To Discuss the Social Work to The Killing of Michael Brown and the Response to Ferguson


By Rachel L. West
Advocacy & Community Outreach Specialist 

The Association for Community Organization and Social Administration (ACOSA) recently issued a statement on the event in Ferguson, Missouri. The statement includes clear steps that social work professional organizations, schools of social work, and individual practitioners can take to advance social justice.  You can read the here.

On Thursday October 9th at 9:00 PM EST (6:00 PM PDT) we will be discussing this further during the #MacroSW Twitter chat. @acosaorg will moderating.

#MacroSW chats is a live Twitter chat the focuses on macro social work practice. It takes place on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month at 9:00 PM EST. The chat is a collaboration between the Association of Community Organization and Social Administration (ACOSA), University of Southern California – School of Social Work, the University at Buffalo – School of Social Work, The Network for Social Work Management (NSWM), and Karen Zgoda, Ph.D candidate at Boston College – School of Social Work.

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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