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NASW-MD Chapter's
Social Work Student Advocacy Day in Annapolis 


The National Association of Social Workers, Maryland Chapter

Social Work Student 23rd Annual Legislative Education and Advocacy Development (LEAD)  Day in Annapolis

 Thursday, February 27, 2020

8:30 AM – 3:15 PM

Miller Senate Building

 President’s Conference Room East

11 Bladen Street, Annapolis, MD

8:30- 9:00 am              Arrival and Registration


9:00- 9:30 am              Welcome and Review of Agenda     

                                    Greetings from Legislators

                                     Daphne McClellan, Ph.D., MSW;  E.D., NASW-MD                


9:30- 10:15 am         Keynote Presentation:  Sarah Butts, LMSW –  National Director of Public Policy, NASW     


10:15-11:00 am          NASW Policy Priorities & Current Legislative Issues- Ann Ciekot, NASW Lobbyist 

11:00- 11:15 am         Instructions for the afternoon


11:15- 12:00 pm         Lunch (provided)

12:00- 1:00 pm           a)   Rally at Lawyer's Mall OR

                                       b)  Child Welfare's Legislative Agenda: Trends & Challenges Yet to Meet -

                                             Judith Schagrin,LCSW-C – Miller Senate Building OR

                                       c)  General Assembly Board Scramble - Lisa Klinge (limit 40 students) Miller Senate Building 


1:00- 3:00 pm             a) Attend Committee Hearing (various committee rooms) OR

                                      b) Visit legislators' offices OR


1:15- 2:15 pm              c) Workshop in Miller Building, President's Conf. Rm

                                                    1. Overdose Prevention Sites - Tricia Christensen,

                                                        Policy Manager Baltimore Harm Reduction Coalition

                                                    2. Voting Maryland Style, Deborah Woolford, BSW

2:15- 3:15 pm             d) Workshop in Miller Building

                                                   1. Lynching in Maryland:Truth and Reconciliation – Jim Kunz, Ph.D. & Will Schwarz

                                                   2. Policy Practice Jobs for Social Workers – Panel

                                                   Jake Weissman, MSW Deputy Chief of Staff, Pres. Bill Ferguson



Agenda, Map, Lunch Info, and SB245

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