Volunteer your Expertise through Spark

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The face of volunteerism has been changing – more and more, people are looking for ways to donate their expertise, though they often don’t know where to go or who to connect with. And, if they do reach out to a nonprofit organization to offer their professional skills, they are often met with “well, I’m sure we’ll need that in the future, but what we really need right now is…” That disconnect is where Spark comes in. For over 10 …

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Call for Abstracts: A Conference of Indigenous Knowledge and Action

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Oct. 23rd-25th: Social Work Activism, Advocacy, & Agency: A Conference of Indigenous Knowledge and Action Across the nation, inquiries and reports regarding the systematic inequities of Indigenous peoples continue to pile up. In spite of the alarming findings across multiple fields – health, justice, child welfare, education, and policing – many Canadians remain complacent, largely leaving Indigenous peoples to contend with these issues. This conference provides a forum for Indigenous voices to highlight and share the resistance and resurgence efforts we are engaging in on a daily basis, …