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Join the School of Social Work in Celebrating Courage

Posted Jan. 6, 2011

Join the School of Social Work in "Celebrating Courage," the observance of the 50th anniversary of desegregation at UGA. For information on all of the events scheduled for the celebration:

Celebrating Courage Web Site - visit the official Web site for information on all of the events.
Columns Special Issue - pick up your copy of the Columns special issue or read the online UGA Guide.

Jan. 9, Kick-off Reception, 6-8 p.m., Magnolia Ballroom, Georgia Center

Associate Provost for Institutional Diversity and Associate Professor Cheryl Dozier, who co-chaired the committee responsible for orchestrating the celebration will be one of the speakers at the kick-off event. Other speakers include President Michael F. Adams, Derrick Alridge, director of the Institute for African American Studies and co-chair of the celebration committee, as well as key players in the desegregation; Charlayne Hunter-Gault, Mary Frances Early, and members of the Holmes family.
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Jan. 10, Documentary Premiere, Donald L. Hollowell Foot Soldier for Equal Justice, 8 p.m., Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Conference Center, Masters Hall

The premiere UGA campus screening of Donald L. Hollowell: Foot Soldier for Equal Justice will be Monday, Jan.10 at 8 p.m. in Masters Hall of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education Conference Center and Hotel. Dean Maurice C. Daniels, who also directs the Foot Soldier Project for Social Justice and Civil Rights Studies, co-produced the film with Derrick Alridge, director of the Institute for African American Studies and professor in the College of Education.

Hollowell, a legendary civil rights attorney in the 1950s and 1960s, was lead counsel in Holmes v. Danner, the landmark case that secured admission to the University of Georgia for Charlayne Hunter (now Hunter-Gault) and Hamilton Holmes, the first African Americans to register for classes at the university.

The screening, co-sponsored by the UGA School of Social Work, the Institute for African American Studies and the Foot Soldier Project for Civil Rights Studies (FSP), is one of the opening events for "Celebrating Courage," the university's recognition of the 50th anniversary of its desegregation.
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Jan. 10-13, GPB Airing of Foot Soldier Project Documentaries, 9 p.m.

Four Foot Soldier Project documentaries will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting during the first week of UGA's celebration Jan. 10 - 13 at 9 p.m.

Jan. 10 - Horace T. Ward and the Desegregation of the University of Georgia
Jan. 11 - The Aftermath of the Desegregation of the University of Georgia and Horace T. Ward's Climb to the Federal Bench
Jan. 12 - Hamilton Earl Holmes: The Legacy Continues
Jan 13 - Donald L. Hollowell: Foot Solider for Equal Justice.
Jan. 11, Chronicling UGA's Desegregation and Book Signing, 4:30 p.m., Miller Learning Center, Room 101

Dean Maurice C. Daniels will serve on a panel titled "Chronicling UGA's Desegregation" along with four other authors who have written about the desegregation. The panel discussion will be held Jan. 11 at 4:30 p.m. in Room 101 of the Miller Learning Center. A book signing will follow the event.
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Jan. 28, Going Beyond Acceptance: Clinical Strategies for Working with Gay and Lesbian Families, 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m., Georgia Center for Continuing Education and Conference Center

Part-time Instructor Stephanie Swann and Associate Professor Nancy Williams will host the 27th Annual Marriage and Family Institute titled "Going Beyond Acceptance: Clinical Strategies for Working with Gay & Lesbian Families" on January 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Georgia Center. $150, $120 faculty, $95 students. The event will be held at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education and is cosponsored by UGA College of Education Department of Counseling and Human Development Services, College of Family and Consumer Sciences Department of Child and Family Development and School of Social Work.
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