Happy Social Work Month! Everyone is invited to join Mandel School festivities throughout March, to celebrate the theme “Social Workers Stand Up!” and to honor our students, alumni, field supervisors, faculty and friends who are among the 600,000 social workers throughout the world who stand up for millions of people every day.

Tuesday, February 28: Social Work Month Kick-Off: We’re kicking it off a day early with coffee and donuts for all in Noble Commons from 7:30am to 10:30am, presented by Mandel Council and the Centennial. This also kicks off the month-long Social Work Month Prize Raffle for all students to have the chance to win cool Social Workers Stand Up swag (enter at the Harris Library or by emailing your name and phone number to HarrisRef@case.edu) and the month-long Social Work Month Food Drive for the Church of the Covenant (collecting non-perishable food items for our neighbors and students in need).

Wednesday, March 1: Lunch & Learn Session: OhioGuidestone

Saturday, March 4: Intensive Weekend Kick-Off with Coffee and Donuts: This is the kick-off for Intensive Weekend students, with coffee and donuts in Noble Commons at 7:30am, presented by Mandel Council and the Centennial.

March 6-12: School Social Work Week

Tuesday, March 7: Info Session – Social Work Day at the United Nations on April 17

Wednesday, March 8: Lunch & Learn Session: Nationwide Hospitals

Saturday, March 11: Intensive Weekend Cookie Hour at the Harris Library

Thursday, March 16: Cuyahoga County Conference on Social Work (CCCOSW) at Tinkham Veale University Center

Saturday, March 18: NASW Ohio Chapter Social Work Gala 

Tuesday, March 21: World Social Work Day

Wednesday, March 22: Lunch & Learn Session: Applewood & Bellefaire JCB

Wednesday, March 22: Mandel School Tour of “This Light of Ours: Activist Photographers of the Civil Rights Movement” at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage — Free and open to all students, alumni and faculty

Thursday, March 23: Strategy in Social Investment Speaker Series > Social Entrepreneurship: When Social Mission and Market Forces Meet

Friday, March 24: Research & Training Colloquium > Cleveland Effective Neighboring Project

Saturday, March 25: Spring Open House (Admissions)

Wednesday, March 29:Lunch & Learn Session: Summit County Children’s Services

Thursday, March 30: Social Work Month Wrap-Up Party and Lunch: We’ll conclude Social Work Month at 12:45pm to 2pm in Noble Commons with free lunch, giant games, and the drawing of the winners names for the prize raffle! (Do not need to be present to win.)

Thursday, March 30: Stein Lecture Student Colloquium with Dinner

Friday, March 31: Stein Lecture in International Social Welfare “Featuring Our Own” Gautam Yadama, MSSA, PhD (Student Colloquium on March 30)

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