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The Educator|Resource of the Month, published the second Tuesday of each month, offers creative teaching materials and pedagogical approaches to antiracism education and the promotion of diversity, equity, and social justice. The resources featured are developed by experts in the field and map to the CSWE Educational Policy and Accreditation Standards competencies.

Traditional Wisdom, Community Dialogues, Literature, Research

This month we recap Winter–Spring 2021’s resources for multilayered approaches to teaching about interculturality, intersectionality, and racial equity. 

Natural Connections: Embodying Relationship With the Environment (January)

Dr. Leah Prussia combines Indigenous wisdom and Western knowledge to heal self and the environment through embodying our relationship with all that lives.

Preparing Students to Practice in an Interconnected World (February)

The Diversity Center is developing a curriculum that will help students deepen their understanding of global interconnectedness.

Advancing Intersectionality Through Art & Science (March) 

Dr. Rogério M. Pinto uses drama and community dialogues to show how "diversity" alone cannot address sexism and White supremacy.


Racial Equity & Cultural Responsiveness (April)  
Dr. Sandy Magaña addresses the relevance of conceptual frameworks, measures and data collection tools, and culturally tailored interventions. 

Narratives by and About Asians and Asian Americans (May)  
Intersectionality, coming of queer age, and layered cultural identity are some of the themes explored in the books in this collection. 


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educator(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Council on Social Work Education.


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Prisoner Reentry as a Hybrid Welfare State–Criminal Justice Institution 

Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller, professor of social work at the University of Chicago, lays bare the human cost of “the long-standing collusion between social welfare and criminal justice.”

Look for it in July


A Conversation With

Dr. Yoosun Park

Social Work's Complicity in the Forced Relocation and Incarceration of Japanese Americans 

Dr. Yoosun Park, associate professor in the School for Social Work at Smith College, discusses her research on the role of social workers in the Japanese concentration camps with Dr. Tanya Smith Brice, CSWE vice president of education. Dr. Park is the author of Facilitating Injustice: The Complicity of Social Workers in the Forced Removal and Incarceration of Japanese Americans, 1941-1946