We Are Power Committee

Mission: We Are Power: Community in Action Conference is a student-led event that brings in experts from the selected topic to supplement course and field work in the Master of Social Work program at CSUN.


Faculty Advisor: Professor Jose Paez

Check out the 2020 WAP Conference video below!

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Black Social Workers Caucus

Mission: To raise awareness on inequalities and injustice in Black communities while following social work values and ethics.

Faculty Advisor: Professor Wendy Ashley

Asian American Pacific Islander Social Work Collective

Mission: Promoting, educating, advocating for, and connecting with the AAPI community through Social Work



Faculty Advisors: Professor Darlene Woo & Professor Jose Paez

¡CSUN Puede!

Mission: Somos ¡CSUN Puede! a student-led collective centered around the Latinx experience, language, y cultura. We seek to better understand the needs of our Latinx familias and comunidades to assure a culturally responsive approach to community engagement and client services. We strive to develop connections, and for some, fortify our Latinx identify in a safe space for ALL MSW students. We hope to find clarity of purpose en nuestro camino into the field of social work while embracing our Latinidad. Within this space, we choose to amplify our voices and gain leadership experience. ¡Estamos juntos en la Lucha!




Faculty Advisor: Professor Luis Curiel

Queer Coalition of Social Workers

Mission: The Queer Coalition of Social Workers was formed to address the lack of space, resources, and support for LGBTQ Social workers and their clients. We seek to make space for Queer social workers and allies to empower themselves, collaborate, advocate, process, and envision an inclusive practice setting and approaches specific to social work.




Faculty Advisor: Professor Mark Abelson

MSW Docs & Talks

(Summer 2020)

Mission: Our mission is to raise awareness of social issues affecting our communities. Join us in critical dialogue & advocacy efforts!

Faculty Advisor: Professor Jose Paez

Soul-cial Work Summer

(Summer 2020)

Mission: (Re)imagining possibilities by identifying 10 social justice roles in a social change ecosystem. Join us this summer for critical conversations, creativity, and good times!

When: Every Wednesday (two social work students featured) & Every Friday (one social work professional) 

Faculty Advisor: Professor Jose Paez

2020 We Are Power Conference:

Carcerality Rules Everything Around Me 

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