Remembering Our Roots to Guide our Future: Creating Social Change in a Divided Nation (Brandman University)
Social Workers are uniquely equipped to help our brothers and sisters awaken to the humanity of others. Through reflecting on our profession’s past, we may discover parallels that can help us create positive social change among a divided nation in the future.
1. Recognize and reflect on social work’s history and inextricably link to advocacy and social change.
2. Identify two strategies used by Jane Addams and other Hull House pioneers to foster healing within a divided community, and to enact social change for social justice.
3. Consider the relevance of those strategies today for on local, state, national or global community levels.