SOCW Online Events - Celebrating Black History Month 2021

The School of Social Work at UVic is celebrating Black History Month 2021 by sponsoring the following two online events! Please register to join us.

Event One: Centring Black Social Work Knowledge

Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm (PST) / Noon - (CST) / 3:30pm - (ET)

Presenters: Dr. Judy White, Dr. Kathy Hogarth and Dr. Rhonda Hackett
Facilitator: Dr. Billie Allan

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Event Two: Decolonizing Black and Indigenous Health Panel/Kitchen Table Talk

Date: Friday, February 19, 2021

Time: 12:30pm – 2:30pm (PST) / 2:30pm - (CST) / 3:30pm - (ET)

Presenters: Dr. Rhonda Hackett, Dr. Dzifa Dordunoo, Dr. Billie Allan, Dr. Charlotte Loppie and Leanne Kelly

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Please check out the posters for the events and learning more about Black History.

SOCW Black History Month Events

Learn More About Black History


Past Events:

Dr. OmiSoore DrydenCelebrating Black History Month with Guest Scholar Dr. OmiSoore Dryden - Public Lecture: "Health Equity: Do Black Lives Matter?" (Feb, 2020)

Dr. Dannielle DavisPresentation "Resistance, Renewal, and Renaissance: Research from the Center of Black Education" by Dr. Dannielle Davis (Nov, 2019)