Inherited Wisdom: Lessons of Formerly Enslaved Ancestors to Lift Up Black Youth

Tuesday, 23 August 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

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Tuesday, 23 August 2022 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Inherited Wisdom: Drawing on the Lessons of Formerly Enslaved Ancestors to Lift Up Black Youth

This Community Conversation is being presented free for social workers, their clients, and the general public. It is not CEU eligible.

This Community Conversation underscores how practitioners and lay people alike can highlight the strength, fortitude, resilience, and community found in the narratives of enslaved forebears to help young people recover hope for the future. Based on their book of the same title, Dr. Barbara Milton, LCSW and Dr. Deborah Brooks Lawrence will discuss how the resilient and resourceful actions of enslaved Africans many years ago can serve as a blueprint for the healing and survival of their progeny in contemporary society.   

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National Association of Social Workers-Delaware

For more information, contact Makyla Burke at mburke.naswde@socialworkers.org or call 302-251-9212 x 127

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Barbara Ella Milton, Jr., Ph.D., LCSW
Social Worker, Author, Advocate

Barbara Ella Milton, Jr., Ph.D., LCSW, a clinical social worker, clinical supervisor, social work educator, child welfare advocate, activist, social media producer, author, and resilience expert, has been an impactful social change agent for the wellness of marginalized youth and families for decades.

About Barbara Ella Milton, Jr., Ph.D., LCSW

Social Worker, Author, Advocate
Deborah Brooks Lawrence, Ed.D.
Author, Educator, Advocate

Deborah Brooks Lawrence, Ed.D. is an educator, author and child welfare specialist. She is a native New Yorker who believes that equitable access to viable resources will pave the road for universal recognition and sustainability of human rights.

About Deborah Brooks Lawrence, Ed.D.

Author, Educator, Advocate