CRISP Student Advocacy Day
OPEN TO STUDENTS AND PRACTICING SOCIAL WORKERS | ONLINE ONLY (VIA ZOOM) | REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Congressional Research Institute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP)
Columbia School of Social Work
Featuring keynote speaker
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.
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.