National Association of Social Workers

2020 NASW Virtual Forum Series September 29 - October 29, 2020

Week Four - Election 2020

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Welcome & Introduction 2:15 pm - 2:30 pm ET

Speakers

Mildred “Mit” Joyner
President
National Association of Social Workers
Professor Emerita
West Chester University

Participant Engagement
Raffaele Vitelli, CAE
Vice President, Professional Education and Product Development
National Association of Social Workers

Decision 2020: An Election Forecast 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm ET

Overview

Social workers of all persuasions are looking at the 2020 Election to see the direction of the country. The 2020 election will affect issues critical to social work. This session will offer an overview on electoral prospects, vital issues, and general viewpoints on House, Senate and presidential races.

Speakers

Julius W. Hobson, Jr., MA
Senior Policy Advisor
Polsinelli, PC

Julie E. Shroyer, MSW
Senior Policy Advisor
Polsinelli, PC 

Break 4:00 pm - 4:15 pm ET

Voter Mobilization: Social Workers Vote! 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm ET

Speakers

Moderator: 
Mel Wilson, MBA, MSW
Senior Policy Consultant, 
Social Justice and Human Rights
National Association of Social Workers

Panelists:
Tanya Rhodes-Smith, MSW
Director and Instructor in Residence
Nancy A Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work
University of Connecticut School of Social Work

Dawn Ellis-Murray, MSW, MPA, LICSW-PIP
Executive Director
NASW, Alabama Chapter

Closing Remarks 5:45 pm - 6:00 pm ET

Speakers

Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW
Chief Executive Officer
National Association of Social Workers
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