NYC Welfare Reform SPEAK OUT Wed May 19 6-9 PM at GRCC NASW FWD

Tom Boland (wgcp@earthlink.net)
Sun, 9 May 1999 10:28:31 -0700 (PDT)


FWD  National Association of Social Workers - NYC Chapter

CC Replies To: "Mimi Abramovitz" <iabramov@shiva.hunter.cuny.edu>

5/19 SPEAK OUT ON WELFARE REFORM

PLEASE HELP PUBLICIZE THIS IMPORTANT SPEAK-OUT
ABOUT THE IMPACT OF WELFARE REFORM ON PRACTICE
IN SOCIAL AGENCIES

For more information please call NYC CHAPTER OF THE NASW OFFICE 212- 668-0050

THANK YOU.

MIMI ABRAMOVITZ, FOR THE WELFARE REFORM TASK FORCE
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                       "WE WILL NOT BE SILENCED"
               URGENT CALL TO ACTION FOR SOCIAL WORKERS!

    Since the inception of new welfare reform policies in New York City
 have you felt the quality of your social work practice change, in terms of
    -Your ability to effectively advocate for your clients?
    -Your feelings about yourself as a representative of the system?

   -Have you felt powerless to do anything about it?
   -Do you wonder if others are feeling the same way
    and what can be done about it?

                 If so, come to a:
       SOCIAL WORK SPEAK-OUT ON WELFARE REFORM
 Sponsored by the Welfare Reform Task Force of NASW's
 NYC Chapter

                         Be Heard by a TRIBUNAL
   Composed of NASW Board Members,Social Work Deans, Agency
   Directors, Client Group Leaders,Social Work Students,&amp; Other
   Leaders in the Field.

                  Wednesday, May 19th 6-9 PM
               Goddard Riverside Community Center
           593 Columbus Avenue at West 88th Street New York City

                        Speakers include
                  MEGAN E. MCLAUGHLIN
   Exec. Director/CEO, Federation of Protestant Welfare Agencies

                     RICHARD A. CLOWARD
   Professor, Columbia University School of Social Work

                         MIMI ABRAMOVITZ,
   Professor, Hunter School of Social Work,&amp; Welfare Reform
   Task Force
                            and
   Other Social Work Colleagues From The Field.

    * Listen to and  present testimony on the impact of welfare reform
    * Develop strategies for moving towards "Real Welfare Reform"

     To RSVP and for further information, call NASW OFFICE
     (212) 668-0050

                Light supper will be served

  Help Develop an Action Strategy to respond to this crisis

Mimi Abramovitz
Hunter College School of Social Work
129 East 79th St.
New York, New York 10021
212-452-7106(ph)
212-452-7150 (fax)
iabramov@shiva.hunter.cuny.edu

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