Advocacy Day Committee Wins Nomination from University & Dean 0f Students Office

The Advocacy Day Planning Committee 2017, was honored for Distinguished Program by the Jerrold L. Stein Student Life Awards in conjunction with the Office of the Dean of Students. The committee was recognized for their commitment to the campus community and its engagement with student life at the University. 

Advocacy Day is a chance for Social Work students to learn different ways to incorporate advocacy skills into their future careers, and introduce all students to areas of social justice of which they may want to become more familiar. The day begins with an opening performance and speech followed by break out workshops on specific movements. These workshops give students the opportunity to learn skills and insights to help integrate advocacy into their future. Students are encouraged become involved with these professional groups, movements, and other outreach programs focused on this area of social justice.