As part of our COVID19 series, we are reaching out to our alumni to find out how they're doing, how they've been impacted by current events, and what their plans are moving forward. Today, we feature Kallie Dorsey MSW '19. Kallie: Kallie is originally from Texas. She got a BSW in undergrad, moved to … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Kallie Dorsey ’19, Medical Social Work and COVID-19
Alumna Hannah Propp MSW '13: UNE alumna, Hannah Propp MSW '13 felt "the call" to social work while she was working in New York City as a Childcare Provider. Through this work, she found herself unable to continue to operate within the many oppressive systems that unfairly target specific populations without challenging them. Fueled by … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Hannah Propp – Moving Mountains in New York
Kara Auclair, MSW '16 Justice Project Coordinator, Maine Volunteer Lawyers Project, Portland, Maine We recently interviewed Kara Auclair (KA) about her UNE experience and her current career, and this is what she had to share: How did you wind up in your current job? KA: I currently work as a Justice Project Coordinator at the … Continue reading Alumna Kara Auclair MSW ’17: How UNE Empowers and Offers New Perspective
Portland Press Herald reports that Democrats in the Legislature are moving forward with a bill to create a task force that will take a sweeping look at Maine’s fragmented mental health system. Sen. Cathy Breen, D-Falmouth, sponsor of the bill, explains that it is meant to fill the holes in a system that is failing … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Rep. Charlotte Warren supports new bill to address mental health system in Maine
UNE MSW Alumna, Beth Fawcett '12, recently got in touch to tell us about THIS GREAT EVENT she's organizing as part of her involvement with CrossFit Casco Bay in Portland. SO WHAT'S THIS EVENT ANYHOW? OutWOD 2019 is hosted by CrossFit Casco Bay in Portland. The event will kick off at 10am with a general … Continue reading Kick off PRIDE Week with OUTwod!