Phenomenal Black Women and Girls symposium

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Phenomenal Black Women and Girls: Transcending Disparities and Social and Cultural Violence in Multiple Systems

Saturday, February 20, 2016, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration
969 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

The African American Alumni Committee of the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration is proud to present this year’s symposium:

"Advancing Equity: Balancing Policy, Programs, Partnerships, and Politics"
Kimberlyn Leary, Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow and 
Advisor to the White House Council on Women and Girls

Youth Keynote Speaker:
Jaquta Box  

Nneka Jones Tapia, Executive Director of Cook County Jail, Chicago
Kimberly Foxx, Former Chief of Staff for Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle
Moderator: Mary Mitchell, columnist, Chicago Sun-Times 

Spoken Word Artist
Toiné Houston, Neo Soul Lyricist, Actress, and Model  

Fee: $10
$60 for three CEUs; This symposium satisfies the State of Illinois cultural competence CE requirement for social workers.
(Fees include a continental breakfast and lunch.) 


Visit this link for an agenda. Visit this link for speaker biographies. For questions, call 773.702.1172.

For information or to get involved in the committee, search Facebook for 'The U of C SSA African American Alumni Committee.' 

This event is supported by the Center for the Study of Race, Politics, and Culture at the University of Chicago.