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

2020 E-Board

President
Diamond Walker, MSW ’21 (she/her)

Vice President
Ciarra McPhail, MSW ’21 (she/her)

Secretary
Mariama Diallo, MSW ’21 (she/her)

Treasurer
Sunni Harris, MSW ’21 (she/her)

2020 General Body Meetings

All meetings are held 2:30pm – 3:30pm EST. Access the meetings here.

  • September 9th
  • September 23rd
  • October 7th
  • October 21st
  • November 4th
  • November 18th
  • December 9th

ABSW Faculty/Staff

Valerie Allen, DSW
valeriea@pobox.upenn.edu

Joretha N. Bourjolly, PhD
jerri@sp2.upenn.edu

Jennifer J. Clinkscales, DSW, LCSW
jonesjen@upenn.edu

Adiza Ezell, MSW
adiza@sp2.upenn.edu

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

 

 

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