March is National Professional Social Work Month and this year’s theme, “Social Work Matters,” will showcase the impact of the more than 642,000 professional social workers in America. SEIU Local 721 is celebrating National Social Work Month by recognizing the strides frontine social workers have made to improve services for children and families.
In that spirit, SEIU Local 721 will honor these four community allies, all of whom have supported social work, with the Champions of Children award:
Fr. Greg Boyle, Homeboy IndustriesChristine Devine, Fox NewsLeslie Heimov, Children’s Law CenterChantel Johnson, California Youth Connection
“With budget cuts to social services hitting families across the nation, now more than ever, community support for social work is critical for improving lives and building communities. SEIU Local 721 is proud to honor these individuals for their tireless efforts assisting social workers to achieve our common goals of strengthening families and keeping children safe.” —Jerry Clyde, Jr., Supervising Children’s Social Worker
National Social Worker Month Celebration
Saturday, March 24, 2012
9AM to 12 Noon
SEIU 721 Auditorium
1545 Wilshire Blvd. – Los Angeles, CA 90017
Validated parking | Enter on Union Avenue
For additional information about this FREE EVENT or to RSVP, please contact Yadira Villa at (213) 368-8654 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Categories: Los Angeles County