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Social Justice Symposium

June 10, 2022 @ 8:00 am - June 11, 2022 @ 12:30 pm CDT

Social Justice Symposium

Mississippi State University


Day 1 -June 10th
Opening Keynote by Dr. S.K. Butler
Unexpected Spaces for Advocacy: Family Medical Leave Act, Ethics, and the Law
by Demarcus Davis, LPC, JD
Trans-Affirming Counseling
by Dr. Rafe McCoulough

Day 2- June 11th
Opening Session by Dr. Ebony White
Advocacy in the Era of “Anti-Woke” And “Don’t Say Gay” Legislation by Dr. Lauren Shure
Panel Discussion: Addressing the Challenges of Advocacy all panelists invited

Counselors for Social Justice at Mississippi State University is a vibrant student chapter working to support advocacy and scholarship among counseling students and faculty, the greater student body, and surrounding communities. The chapter is enthusiastically engaged in an array of entirely student-driven advocacy initiatives. The Social Justice Symposium is the chapter’s signature yearly project and is supported by the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Foundations. The event takes place over two days – June 10th and 11th from 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M. Participants can attend any sessions they choose. Free NBCC continuing education credits are offered.

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