The Center salutes social work educators and practitioners who have committed their professional careers to advancing diversity and social and economic justice issues.  Narratives shares some of their accomplishments as well as other stories of individuals and communities outside of social work who are committed to these shared concerns.

Identity and Ancestry: Sticks & Stones & Buffalo Bones

Gretchen Cotrell, PhD, MSW, winner of the 2008 Feminist Scholarship Award for her paper Identity and Ancestry: Sticks & Stones & Buffalo Bones, shares her personal narrative of ethnic identity development as a First Nations Mixedblood woman while addressing the historical and theoretical contexts that shaped her experiences.


Mentoring Women of Color in Academia

Wilma Peebles-Wilkins, PhD, ACSW, DPNAP, discusses the critical importance of mentoring for women of color in higher education.

Paula Ettelbrick

In Memorium: Paula Ettelbrick, lesbian activist and civil rights champion

The Danger of a Single Story

Author Chimamanda Adichie speaks candidly about cultural narratives and assumptions in this YouTube video. 
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