The School of Social Work at U of I is beginning a seminar series on poverty research. According to their website, “the series will highlight new and emerging research on the causes, consequences, and scope of economic inequality and poverty for children and families.”
There are two sessions scheduled, one in February and one in March.
- February 26th, 1 to 2 p.m.: Mental Health, Stress and Coping During COVID-19: A Risk & Resilience Perspective. Presented by Dr. Shawna J. Lee, Associate Professor, University of Michigan School of Social Work
March 18th, 12 to 1 p.m.: Effects of COVID-19 pandemic on the economic and psychological well-being of hourly service workers and their families.
Presented by Dr. Anna Gassman-Pines, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Psychology and Neuroscience, Duke University
The seminars are free, but registration is required.
Top image from Facebook event page.