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Teach-in: Immigration and social work

November 28, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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.


November 28, 2018
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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School of Social Work, Utopia Theatre
1925 San Jacinto Blvd.
Austin, TX United States