Webcast: African-American Social Welfare Pioneers

Submitted by UTSACollege on February 18, 2016 - 10:15am

Join NOWCastSA and the UTSA College of Public Policy 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23 for the live webcast of African-American Social Welfare Pioneers Responding to Community Needs, a presentation by Iris Carlton-LaNey, Ph.D.

Carlton-LaNey has over 35 years of social work teaching experience.  She has published over 70 articles and book chapters and has several books to her credit.  Her professional interests include social welfare history (especially African-Americans and the Progressive Era) and rural elderly African-American women and social support.  Carlton-LaNey has received several awards for her work, including the Feminist Scholar Honoree recognition from the CSWE Council on the Role and Status of Women; the Sisters of the Academy (SOTA) Legacy Award; the Distinguished Achievement in Social Work Education Award; and UNC-Chapel Hill's Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction.

This event is part of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series, which features scholars and policy analysts on a variety of major issues affecting the community, the nation and the world.  Events are free and open to the public.  Join the conversation at #policyutsa or @policyutsa.  Map and directions available here:  http://www.utsa.edu/visit/downtown-campus.html.

Thanks the underwriting support of the College of Public Policy, anyone can watch live or replay the video later right here on this page.

The College of Public Policy is a NOWCastSA Nonprofit Member