2024 Social Work Day On The Hill

Wednesday, March 13 - 10:00 am until 6:00 pm EST

March is Social Work Month

Lifting Every Voice
The Power of Storytelling in Social Work

After a four-year hiatus due to Capitol Hill being shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic, CRISP will be hosting in-person events during Social Work Month in March.  On Wednesday, March 13, we will host our Social Work Day on the Hill beginning with our Policy and Politics Forum at New York University DC’s Abramson Family Auditorium at 10:00 AM, followed by our Young Social Work Speaks panel discussion at 1:00 PM. We will host our annual Awards Reception at 4:00 p.m. in Room 2168 in the Rayburn House Office Building.

10:00 AM EST - CRISP Politics and Policy Forum

New York University DC Abramson Family Auditorium
1207 L Street, Washington, DC 20005

Influencing the Narrative for the 2024 Elections

Storytelling is a powerful tool that has been used for centuries to convey information and connect with others. Social workers use storytelling in different ways in working with individuals, families, communities and society generally.

Shannon Lane

Associate Professor
Wurlitzer School of Social Work

Stephanie Boddie

Associate Professor
Baylor University School of Social Work

Charles Lewis Jr

Congressional Research Institute

Halaevalu Vakalahi

The Council on Social Work Education

Luisa Lopez

Latino Social Work Coalition and Fund

1:00 PM EST - Young Social Workers Speak

New York University DC Abramson Family Auditorium
1207 L Street, Washington, DC 20005

The Social Work Day on the Hill midday event is a panel discussion by social work students or recent graduates to bring their voices and perspectives to the table. They will give their views on the challenge for social workers to be engaged in activities that preserve and strengthen democracy while responding to the question: Can Social Workers Help Save Democracy? CRISP Director Charles E. Lewis, Jr. will moderate the panel.

4:00 PM EST - 2023 CRISP Awards Reception

Rayburn House Office Building Room 2168
45 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20515

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