Macro social work in action.
Originally posted on Jewish Family Services:
Macro Social Work class delivers more than backpacks to JFS!
Something happened last week that I can’t stop thinking about. All summer long, the UCF Macro Social Work summer class has been working on a School Supply Drive project for JFS. I (Hi, my name is Angie.) knew about the project, and honestly didn’t think too much of it, until I was invited to the culmination presentation at their final class. One of the students met us in the parking lot with parking passes, and that’s where we saw several of the students struggling with so many backpacks that the boxes broke. We all grabbed some and headed off to class. Adrienne and I were the special guests of the evening. (Wish I had worn a nicer outfit!)
The class had formed their own small social service agency. Students formed teams to accomplish their goal of providing backpacks and supplies…
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