Overcoming Adversity: Embracing Resilience and Social Change

March 25, 2019 @ 6:45 pm
Hendricks Chapel
Hendricks Chapel
West Zone, Syracuse, NY 13244
Laura Brown

The School of Social Work, along with Falk College, present the annual Dan and Mary Lou Rubenstein Social Justice Award Program on Monday, March 25, 2019, 6:45 p.m., Hendricks Chapel.

Social Justice Award Recipients: A Tiny Home for Good

Our evening will include presentation of the 2019 Social Justice Awards to A Tiny Home for Good and Lepa Jones, President of Mother’s Against Gun Violence. For over 30 years, the Rubenstein Social Justice Award recognized individuals and organizations who reflect the values of social justice in their professional and humanitarian endeavors. The award is given in honor of the late professor Dan Rubenstein, a former faculty member in the School of Social Work and his late wife, Mary Lou, a former school social worker.

Keynote Speaker: Colonel Parker Schenecker, United States Army (Retired)

A Senior Leader and Strategist in the United States Intelligence Community, responsible for support to the U.S. defense and counter-terrorism efforts in the Middle East. He finished his 27-year Army career at United States Central Command in Tampa, Florida with combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan and over 20 deployments in the Middle East. His unique story of service, honor and resilience overcoming adversity is inspiring. After 30 plus years of government service, this great leader, role model and Dad has chosen to continue his service by remembering how his children lived.

Free Parking Available in Stadium Lot. Parking in Irving Garage is available with a $5.25 fee. Accessible parking available by request. Please RSVP by March 18 to Laura Brown, ljmarra@syr.edu. Communications Access Realtime Translation (CART) services will be provided. For accommodations requests, please contact Laura Brown at ljmarra@syr.edu or (315) 443-5562 by March 18.