#MacroSW 6/29: Toxic Inequality Chat w/ Dr. Thomas Shapiro

Chat archive available! At #MacroSW, we often address inequality issues and the seemingly impenetrable macro systems that sustain them. We explored the AASWSW Grand Challenge: Financial Capability and Asset Building for All. Economic justice and equity were one of NASW’s top five social justice priorities for 2016. As Dr. Thomas Shapiro, the Director of the … Continue reading #MacroSW 6/29: Toxic Inequality Chat w/ Dr. Thomas Shapiro

Inequality for All Movie Night w/ @JimmySW on 4/6

Here is the Symplur transcript from tonight’s chat. Social work students (and everyone else) from across the country are welcome to participate in a student-focused chat about income equality.  Join us for a live, interactive event in which social work professors Jimmy Young, of the California State University San Marcos, and Laurel Hitchcock, of the … Continue reading Inequality for All Movie Night w/ @JimmySW on 4/6

Media Night 10.27.16 – Inequality for All with Jimmy Young of California State University San Marcos

Here are the transcripts for tonight: Storify Transcript: https://storify.com/OfficialMacroSW/media-night-10-27-16-inequality-for-all-with-jimmy Symplur Transcript: http://embed.symplur.com/twitter/transcript?hashtag=MacroSW&fdate=10%2F27%2F2016&shour=17&smin=00&tdate=10%2F27%2F2016&thour=20&tmin=30 For our October Media Night, we will be talking about income inequality in a student-focused #MacroSW chat.  Social work students (and everyone else) from across the country are welcome to participate in a student-focused chat about income equality.  Join us for a live, interactive event … Continue reading Media Night 10.27.16 – Inequality for All with Jimmy Young of California State University San Marcos

Student Documentary Movie Night 2/25/16 – Inequality for All

            Here is a link to the transcript from this chat on Storify: https://storify.com/laurelhitchcock/student-documentary-movie-night-2-25-16-inequality/preview. Social work students (and everyone else) from across the country are welcome to participate in a student-focused chat about income equality.  Join us for a live, interactive event in which social work professors Jimmy Young, of the … Continue reading Student Documentary Movie Night 2/25/16 – Inequality for All

Inequality for All: Student-Focused #MacroSW Twitter Chat on 10/8/15

Here is a link to this chat’s transcript: https://storify.com/laurelhitchcock/macrosw-student-chat-on-income-inequality Social work students from across the country are welcome to participate in a student-focused Twitter Chat about income equality.  Join us for a live, interactive event in which social work professors Jimmy Young, of the California State University San Marcos, and Laurel Hitchcock, of the University of … Continue reading Inequality for All: Student-Focused #MacroSW Twitter Chat on 10/8/15

3/12/15 #MacroSW Twitter Chat: Inequality for All

Update 3/13/2015: What an amazing chat last night! We had nearly 100 people who shared 740 posts in 60 minutes. Can we call this social media aerobics and can it please burn calories? Here are more chat statistics. Here is the complete chat archive. Here is a blog summary from our guest host Jimmy Young. (Reposted from: 3/12/15 #MacroSW Twitter … Continue reading 3/12/15 #MacroSW Twitter Chat: Inequality for All

#MacroSW Chat 7/13/2017: Social Work in a Post-Election Nation

View the chat transcript. The 2016 presidential election left many social workers wondering about the future of the profession and what Donald Trump’s victory would mean for social workers and the populations they serve. Now, more than eight months later, we’d like to hear about what you’ve been doing since the election. Join us on … Continue reading #MacroSW Chat 7/13/2017: Social Work in a Post-Election Nation

#MacroSW Twitter Chat 4-27-2017 Resistance Strategies for the Long Haul

We have collectively survived the first 100 days of a new presidential administration. We have protested, demanded town hall meetings, written letters,  organized petitions thorough social media, increased and decreased time on our smartphones and have found creative ways to commiserate with and inspire one another. We have developed new curricula, increased our advocacy and … Continue reading #MacroSW Twitter Chat 4-27-2017 Resistance Strategies for the Long Haul

#MacroSW 3-9-2017 Documentary Movie Night “13th” Topic: Mass Incarceration

Update: Chat archive now available! Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for a crime, whereof the party shall  have been duly convicted, shall exist  within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. 13th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, Section 1; Ratified 1865. We live at a crucial time in … Continue reading #MacroSW 3-9-2017 Documentary Movie Night “13th” Topic: Mass Incarceration

Fighting an Anti-Social Work Agenda: Understanding Power #MacroSW 2/2 at 9pm EST

Chat archive now available! As the new presidential administration comes into power, basic assumptions about the role of government in assisting the most marginalized have been thrown into question. Regardless of your political affiliation, social workers should be deeply concerned about proposed changes to social service programs and the government agencies that administer them. The … Continue reading Fighting an Anti-Social Work Agenda: Understanding Power #MacroSW 2/2 at 9pm EST