This presentation provides social workers with tools and resources to address and challenge oppression and injustice, particularly within the contexts of racism, heterosexism, cissexism and the intersections of oppression. Attendees will create a personalized toolbox to challenge these systems of oppression across multiple levels of practice and engage in critical selfreflection to challenge their own biases and preconceived ideas.


Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the role of social workers in addressing and challenging oppression and injustice.
  • Understand the current contexts for racism, heterosexism and cissexism and the intersections of oppression.
  • Create a personalized toolbox for challenging racism, heterosexism and cissexism within and across multiple system levels.
  • Engage in critical self-reflection to challenge own biases and preconceived ideas.


Cost: $45.00


CEUs: 3 hours DEI


Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm




Kim Warren earned her Ph.D. and M.A. in History from Stanford University and her B.A. in American Studies from Yale University. She is a scholar of gender and race in African American and Native American studies, history of education, and United States history. Warren's publications include The Quest for Citizenship: African
American and Native American Education in Kansas, 1880–1935. She is also the co-editor of Transforming the University of Kansas: A History, 1965-2015, a book published in honor of KU's 150th anniversary. Warren has served as the Danish Distinguished Chair in American Studies at the University of Southern Denmark through the Fulbright Foundation in 2017-18, and the Associate Dean of Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion for the School of Social Welfare since 2020.


Dr. Meg Paceley is an associate professor in the School of Social Welfare at the University of Kansas. Their research examines the role of the social environment in perpetuating oppression toward LGBTQ+ young people and the ways in which systems can prevent or mitigate harm and promote equity and justice. They are a macro social work engaged in community and system change work alongside a background of group practice and crisis intervention work. They teach predominantly social justice focused courses.


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Live Presentation: On-Line via Zoom.

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