CRISP Student Advocacy Day

March 11 8:00 am - 7:00 pm

Location

Online

Event Organizer

CRISP
Email:
Website:
crispinc.org

OPEN TO STUDENTS AND PRACTICING SOCIAL WORKERS | ONLINE ONLY (VIA ZOOM) | REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Hosted by

Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP)

Co-sponsored by

Columbia School of Social Work

Featuring keynote speaker

LUISA LOPEZ

President

Latino Social Work Coalition

About the Event

Join students, faculty, and social workers throughout the nation for CRISP’s annual Student Advocacy Day. Following an opening plenary session with guest speakers and orientation, students will attend Zoom meetings with congressional staffers to advocate for legislation important to social work and the populations we serve. Visit the event website for a full schedule, updates, and more information.

Keynote speaker Luisa Lopez (bio) is a young, dynamic social worker on a mission to change society as we know it. She is currently the Director of Digital Media at the Manhattan Borough President’s Office, where she is responsible for keeping the 8.7 million residents of the Borough informed about local developments. Prior to this job she was the Chief of Staff for the New York City Council. She earned her MSW degree at the Silver School of Social Work at New York University and is an adjunct lecturer at the Columbia School of Social Work.

About CRISP

The Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy was created in 2012 as an independent, nonpartisan 501(c)4 organization that recognized the importance of the Congressional Social Work Caucus and sought to complement its mission and work in accordance with the rules of the United States House of Representatives.