Timeline and Nature of Social Work Organizations' Advocacy Efforts in Spring/Summer 2020 Related to Ending Police Brutality

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This is a brief synopsis of recent events and advocacy efforts involving Social Work organizations and groups in response to George Floyd’s murder (a culminating event preceded by a long list of Black lives taken by police, which continues to mount), and the related issue of how to infuse an anti-racist lens in Social Work pedagogy, research, and practice.  

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Last Revised Date 
Sat, 08/15/2020 - 11:45
Disciplines 
Social Work
Keywords / Tags 
white supremacy
Black Lives Matter
police brutality
anti-racism
Racism
defunding police
Type of resource 
Other
Resource Institution 
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Institution Type 
4 or 4+ year College/University
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Members of the SSWR Policy Committee (July 14, 2020). Timeline and Nature of Social Work Organizations' Advocacy Efforts in Spring/Summer 2020 Related to Ending Police Brutality and Dismantling White Supremacy in Social Work Pedagogy, Research, and Practice.