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CAU School of Social Work Celebrates 95 Years With October 3 Events

Yoichi Okamoto - Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum. Image Serial Number: W425-21
Johnson meets with civil rights leaders Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. (left), Whitney Young, and James Farmer in the Oval Office in 1964

The Whitney M. Young, Jr. School of Social Work at Clark Atlanta University presents a celebration of 95 years of educating competent social workers on Saturday, October 3.  The program begins at 9:30AM with a social justice walk around the CAU Campus, followed by two mid-day symposiums focused on “The contributions of HBCUs to the Profession” and “The role of Social Workers in the Struggle for Voting Rights”. The Evening of Elegance Gala caps off the celebration and includes a keynote address by Clark Atlanta University President, Ronald A. Johnson.  More information about these events including tickets is available at 404-880-6600 or by clicking here.

CAU Social Work Dean Dr. Dorcas Bowles joined Rob Maynard for a special CAU Now segment on The WCLK Public Affairs Block to discuss Whitney M. Young, Jr., the school that bears his name, and the continuing importance of social workers in our society.