Category Archives: Events

Activism, Outreach, and Community

Last year, three Latinx women, Valery Arevalo, Johanna Contreras and Stephany Mejia,  two of whom are students at the school of social work started an organization called Aliadas. Aliadas stands for “Allied” in Spanish, and refers to specific actions such … Continue reading

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Perks of Being a Tarheel

Three weeks ago I had the ultimate pleasure of seeing Alvin Ailey for $10. No, you did not hear me wrong. AND I brought my fiance with me, for $10 as well! (And he’s not a student!) How did I … Continue reading

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We’re Halfway Through the Semester?!

Hello! This semester is flying by much quicker than I would’ve anticipated. Although my weeks are packed with work, field, school and community work I’m stunned to take a look at the calendar and realize that we’re halfway through the … Continue reading

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Learning to Elevate Voices

My first year at the UNC School of Social Work provided one of the most formative moments in my professional and personal development. I am still in awe that it happened! I was able to rediscover my passion for class … Continue reading

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Beginning the School Year

The first day of classes at UNC’s School of Social Work is not that different from many other first day of classes. The hallways are full of returning students greeting each other after a long summer break, first year students … Continue reading

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Guest Speaker Dr. Marc Lamont Hill Visits the Triangle

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill is an author, activist, and scholar who visited UNC earlier this year as the 2016 MLK Celebration Keynote Speaker.  Last week, he visited another local university to discuss Black Lives Matter, the upcoming film Birth of … Continue reading

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Extracurricular Activities

Graduate school at UNC School of Social Work (SSW) is a time consuming and challenging experience. Often times I am asked if there is time to get involved with some of the many magnificent activities at the SSW. The answer … Continue reading

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