Girasol strives to help Texas immigrant children and families to heal from trauma through support, education, and connection. Girasol is housed in the Texas Institute for Child & Family Wellbeing and works with community partners to educate service providers and students on migration and trauma, support immigrants by providing services to women and children both during and post-detention, and connect community members with resources.
Join Girasol for a Teach-In to learn how social work and immigration connect. Please RVSP here. Speakers include:
- Dora González, BSW ’16
- Ana Hernández, MSSW ’18
- Anayeli Marcos, master’s student
- Monica Faulkner, research associate professor, Steve Hicks School of Social Work
- Laurie Cook Heffron, assistant professor, St. Edward’s University
- Elissa Steglich, clinical professor, UT Austin School of Law
Pizza will be provided to all who RSVP.