Practice Social Advocacy – University of Washington, Whole U

Join a panel on Feb. 18 with UW staffers Magdalena Fonseca, Leilani Lewis and Virginia Frausto who will explore the interplay of work and social advocacy. This event will be moderated by the UW Combined Fund Drive.

The First 90: Practice Social Advocacy

As part of The Whole U’s First 90 wellness challenge for 2021, UW Combined Fund Drive staff are facilitating this 90-day habit formation program focused on helping you to identify, connect with, and engage on behalf of causes about which you are passionate.

Our theme is “Identify, Assess, Act – Social Advocacy for Everyone”, and we will involve UW and UWCFD-affiliated experts to help us in this endeavor with straightforward strategies for becoming more engaged global citizens.

Upcoming Program Seminars

Practicing Social Advocacy: UW Staff Panel, Thursday, Feb. 18, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. via ZOOM
We highlight UW staff voices to share insights form their journeys in activism and expertise on the interplay of work and practicing social activism.


Be a Social Advocate: A Presentation by Dr. Crystal C. Hall, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance Wednesday, March 17, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. via ZOOM
Crystal Hall joined the Evans School faculty in 2008. Her courses include Quantitative Analysis, Psychology for Policy Analysis, Intergroup Relations for Public Policy, and Race and Equity for Policy and Governance. Her research explores decision making in the context of poverty, using the methods of social and cognitive psychology, along with behavioral economics. This work has had a particular focus on financial decision making and economic opportunity for low-income families.

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