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Featured Events

Department of Social Work: Fall 2016 Admissions Informational Session

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

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Department of Social Work
Admissions Informational Sessions

Informational sessions are a wonderful way to meet with members of our Department of Social Work Admissions Committee, get more information about our programs and the application process, as well as to ask us any questions you may have. Read more

Dr. Kerry Rockquemore

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 9:00am to 12:30pm

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Dr. Kerry Rockquemore, President and CEO of the National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity presents a Faculty Workshop on "Writing Procrastination & Resistance: How to Identify Your Writing Blocks and Move Through Them." For more infomation and to RSVP, please Read more

A Sociologist’s Research on the Lives of Atheists and Agnostics

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Phil Zuckerman

The Richard W. Smith Lecture Series presents:

Phil Zuckerman, Ph.D.

This lecture will present a view of atheism in America from two perspectives. The personal perspective of atheists will address what life is like living in the United States as an open atheist or agnostic. The societal perspective will discuss how the general public, and segments of the public, view atheists and agnostics as members of society. For more information and to register for this event, please Visit the event page.

Liberation-Based Healing Conference “Challenging Inequities: Decolonizing Practices and Social Action”

Friday, November 13, 2015 - 8:15am to Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 5:00pm

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Please join us for the 10th Annual Liberation-Based Healing Conference “Challenging Inequities: Decolonizing Practices and Social Action”

The Liberation-Based Healing Conference presents strategies that promote relational healing and liberation from the oppressive patterns that structure society.

The conference is taking place on November 13-14 at California State University, Northridge! We have a dynamic and inspiring program featuring: Father Gregory Boyle (Homeboy Industries), Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Dr. Rhea Almeida (Institute for Family Services), David Banner (The Banner Foundation, Heal The Hood), and representatives from over 20 social justice organizations. For more information and to see a list of speakers, please Read more