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Social Work Student Advocacy Day in Annapolis 2019
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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 22nd Annual Legislative Education and Advocacy Development (LEAD)

Day in Annapolis

 Thursday, February 28, 2019

8:30 AM – 3:15 PM

Miller Senate Building, Annapolis, MD


8:30 am –   9:00 am                Arrival and Registration

President’s Conference Room East, Miller Senate Bldg.

11 Bladen Street   Annapolis, MD


9:00 –   9:30 am        Welcome and Review of Agenda, Greetings from  Legislators                                                               Daphne McClellan, Ph.D., MSW, Executive Director, NASW-MD                


9:30- 10:15 am         Keynote Presentation: Professor Denise McLane-Davison, Ph.D., MSW


10:15-11:00 am        Presentation on NASW Policy Priorities and Current Legislative Issues-  

Ann Ciekot, NASW Lobbyist                   


11:00- 11:15 a.m.       Instructions for the afternoon


11:15 am --12:15 pm     Social Work Tools for Legislative Advocacy

     Gisele Ferretto, MSW 


                                        Talking to Legislators about Social Work Issues

                                         Rachel Faulkner, MSW


12:15 – 1:00 pm              Lunch (provided)


1:00  –  3:00 pm                     a)  Attend Committee Hearings  (various committee rooms) OR

                                                b)  Visit legislator’s offices  OR

                                                c)Attend workshops (below)


1:15 --   2:15 pm                     1- Running for Office - Allison Berkowitz, MSW

                                                 2- Issue Workshop: Prison Reform - Rabbi Charles Feinberg


2:15 -- 3:15 p.m.                     3- Policy Practice Jobs for Social Workers - Panel 

                                                  4- Issue Workshop: Living Wage - Allison Berkowitz, MSW





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