Welcome to the Portland Chapter of the Social Welfare Action Alliance, an organization of progressives in human services.


Upcoming Events


Community Social Work Conference 2014:


Voices On The Ground: Resistance and Resilience




June 6-7, 2014




Co-Sponsors include: 




Register here:   bit.ly/1gPjJbE


This year’s keynote speaker is Cheri Honkala, co-founder of the Kensington Welfare Rights Union, Poor Peoples Economic Human Rights Campaign and 2012 Green Party candidate for Vice President.


Friday evening, June 6th - registration at 6:15pm; keynote, Cheri Honkala at 7pm. Light snacks served.


Saturday, June 7th - registration at 8:15am; welcoming at 9am. Sessions throughout the day, including a Living Stages/Theater of the Oppressed presentation after lunch and an economic human rights panel with Cheri Honkala and other local anti-poverty advocates.  A full schedule will be available soon.


A light breakfast and lunch are included with registration.



Click here to see an overview of all workshop sessions (schedule subject to change).


Click here to get a copy of the Conference Flyer.  Help us promote this wonderful event!!



Community Sponsors make this conference extra-possible.  Thank you to Street Roots, JOIN, Living Yoga, Peoples Co-op, Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, Sisters of the Road and Social Justice Fund for their support.  Please consider becoming a co-sponsor!  For more information, click here.










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