Carl A. Scott Memorial Lecture
"Voter Suppression: Revisiting Jim Crow as a Form of Racial Injustice: It’s Time to Act!"
CSWE is pleased to announce Jenny L. Jones, PhD, MSW, ACSW, dean and professor of social work at the Whitney M. Young, Jr. School of Social Work at Clark Atlanta University will deliver the 2023 Carl A. Scott Lecture at CSWE’s Annual Program Meeting. Her plenary session will examine the historical antecedents of society at large with an emphasis on the Voting Rights Act to better understand contemporary voter suppression. Dr. Jones will also discuss the process and outcome evaluation for a lecture series that focuses on the intersectionality of voter awareness specific to voter suppression (how to recognize it), voter engagement, and voter participation.