You are warmly invited to a free SWAN London event entitled 'Social Work and the Grenfell Tower Tragedy'.
Event: 'Social Work and the Grenfell Tower tragedy'
Time and date: 7pm-9pm on Tuesday 10th October 2017
Location / address: Keyworth Lecture Theatre A, Keyworth Centre, Keyworth Street, SE1 6NG
Nearest tube / bus: Elephant & Castle is just metres from the campus and offers both the Bakerloo and Northern lines. A large number of buses travel to and connect in the Elephant and Castle area from across London
Further information here: http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/contact-us/maps-and-travel
This event featuring speakers and discussion will look at the events surrounding the Grenfell Tower tragedy, it's context of austerity in economic and social policy, poverty and the response of social work and social workers.
The event will feature:
- Anna Gupta, Professor of Social Work, Royal Holloway University of London on the political context of inequalities and how in the richest borough in the country, children burnt to death in public housing.
- A representative from the Grenfell Tower Action Group
- Possibly one of the social workers who participated in the aftermath of the tragedy
In the immediate aftermath of the incident in June this year, SWAN issued the following statement: