Join RMIT on World Social Work Day for this year's annual Outrage! discussion led by Alex Bhathal.
Alex will give a public lecture on the intersection between social work responsibilities and environmental justice.
World Social Work Day is the annual opportunity to celebrate the contribution of social work to society and to advocate for a social work perspective in political systems that affect the wellbeing of peoples.
RSVP is essential. We look forward to sharing refreshments with you after the main presentation.
Alex Bhathal is a social worker, human rights advocate and environmentalist, of Indian heritage.
Alex has worked with young people and families for 28 years and in her most recent role coordinated refugee youth programs for a large Victorian NGO.
She has published and presented on climate displacement at UN forums and is active in the global climate justice movement. She worked as the Australian Greens' National Climate Campaigner in 2011, is a former International Co-Secretary of the Australian Greens and current Convenor of the Global Greens Women’s Network. Alex is a member of the Victorian AASW Branch Management Committee.
AUSLAN interpreters will be available at this event.