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Race and Social Equity (RASE) Spring Forum 2023

A Call to Action: Cultivating Antiracist Practices in the Helping Professions

Wednesday, March 29, 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Free Virtual Event - Registration Required:

Registration Form

The School of Social Work will provide 1.5 contact hours for this event. Certificates will be sent following the event.   




M. Josh McNeill, MSW, LCSW

About the Event: The UNC Charlotte Race and Social Equity Academy (RASE) Spring Forum is hosted in collaboration with the School of Social Work Field Education Office and the J. Murrey Atkins Library. The forum will focus on advancing inclusive practices, including anti-racism and equity practices for helping professionals. The forum will feature two dynamic speakers, Isis Bey and Joshua McNeill, sharing best practices for inclusive practice from an intersectional lens.

The RASE Spring Forum is supported by the UNC Charlotte Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Inclusive Excellence Grant.

About RASE

The Race and Social Equity Academy (RASE) fosters the scholarship of practice and research focused on advancing racial and social parities within the community. Along with empirical scholarship, race dialogue will be supported through intellectual discourse, bringing together thought leaders in our community representing a variety of perspectives on race and social equity matters.

About J. Murrey Atkins Library

The mission of the J. Murrey Atkins Library is to advance teaching, learning, research, innovation, academic success, and collaboration for UNC Charlotte and the greater Charlotte community by connecting people with expertise, information, services, technologies, spaces, and experiences. The library is open to community members during certain hours--please consult our website or contact us for up-to-date information--and through the Friends of Atkins Library program, community members can get book borrowing privileges plus many other benefits and opportunities.

About Other Sponsors

The UNC Charlotte School of Social Work Field Office is responsible for administering the social work field education program which includes placing students and overseeing the compliance process. In addition, the field office develops field policies and seminar material, manages recruitment and retention of affiliated agencies, and host community events.

The event is supported by the UNC Charlotte Office of Diversity and Inclusion's Inclusive Excellence Grant.