Association of Black Social Workers

The Association of Black Social Workers (ABSW) is comprised of people of African ancestry and is committed to enhancing the quality of life and empowering people of African ancestry through advocacy, human services delivery, and research within the Penn student body, and the community.

ABSW also embodies the values of the National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc. which works to create a world in which people of African ancestry will live free from racial domination, economic exploitation, and cultural oppression.

Contact
upennabsw@gmail.com

National Association of Black Social Workers
www.nabsw.org

Black Graduate and Professional Student Assembly
www.dolphin.upenn.edu/bgapsa

2019 E-Board

President
Sarah Coquillat, MSW ’20

Vice President
Noel Shipp, MSW ’20

Secretary
Sandy Lopez, MSW ’20

Treasurer
Raekwon Burton, MSW ’20

2019 General Body Meetings

Wednesday, January 30th
2:45pm – 3:45pm
Caster D26

Wednesday, February 13th
2:45pm – 3:45pm
Caster D28

Wednesday, March 13th
2:45pm – 3:45pm
Caster D26

Wednesday, April 10th
2:45pm – 3:45pm
Caster D28

ABSW Faculty/Staff

Valerie Allen, DSW
valeriea@pobox.upenn.edu

Joretha N. Bourjolly, Ph.D.
jerri@sp2.upenn.edu

Robert E. Carter, MSW
robertec@pobox.upenn.edu

Adiza Ezell, MSW
adiza@sp2.upenn.edu

Karen Hudson, MSW, LSW
hudsonk@email.chop.edu

Jennifer Jones Clinkscales, MSW, LCSW
jonesjen@sp2.upenn.edu

Jack Lewis, DSW, LCSW
lewisj@mail.med.upenn.edu

Walter Palmer, MSW, J.D.
wpalmer@sp2.upenn.edu

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