Nov. 12-15, 2020
"Crisis at the Southern Border of Mexico: The Realities of 'Extracontinental' Migrants" Immigration policy changes in the U.S. and Mexico have endangered the lives of "extracontinental" migrants from Africa and Asia at the Guatemala and Mexico borders. This international panel discussed the need for a closer exploration of migrants’ experiences using Critical Race Theory, formulating a call-to-action for clinical and macro-level practitioners. Participants left with strategies and tools to advocate for and grapple with immigration policy issues in their own communities, and gained an understanding of the adversities experienced by “extracontinental” migrants attempting to seek refuge in the United States and Mexico.
Sept. 10, 2020
"Social Workers 4 Justice Across the Nation." This first conversation was one of two-parts that engaged three protesters leading Black Lives Matter demonstrations across the nation and focused on observations and lessons learned for future outreach, curriculum development and training.
Sept. 10, 2019
Film Screening and Panel Discussion of "The Mayor of Graterford." This documentary highlights the issue of life without parole sentencing in the Pennsylvania prison system. This film—created through Villanova University’s Social Justice Documentary Program—recounts the harsh realities of those serving life sentences and the effect on individuals, families, and communities.
March 8, 2019
Conference Keynote "Social Justice Warriors: Unleashing the Combined Power of Case and Cause! A Keynote Speaker presented at the 9th Annual Cuyahoga County Conference on Social Welfare “Integrating Micro and Macro Practice: The Impact on Advocating for Social Justice.” The opening presentation of this day-long gathering of 400-plus human service professionals was co-sponsored by the National Association of Social Workers, Ohio Chapter, Cleveland, Ohio.
Nov. 29-Dec. 2, 2018
Co-creating Global Food Security: Deepening Our Understanding through the Four Components of the Social Justice Initiative, "Global Summit: Food Security and Thriving Communities," Atlanta, Ga.
Nov. 10, 2018
Panel presentation "Uniting for Social Work Macro Education and Practice to Promote Social Justice", where Darlyne was lead presenter. Lead presenter for faculty and staff university-affiliated members of the “Special Commission to Advance Macro Practice in Social Work” at the 64th Annual Program Meeting of Council of Social Work Education in Orlando, Fl.
Oct. 17, 2018
Keynote Presentation, Heeding the Call for Social Justice! This invited speech by Darlyne was presented for the first day of the 2018 two-day gathering of The Strong Families Commission Symposium Organizing Committee`s, “The Child Wellbeing in Pennsylvania and the Urgent Need for Father Involvement.”
This presentation used the pathways of the Social Justice initiative to examine some of the ways that we can co-create a just society for all, including fathers who want and deserve healthy generative relationships with their children. The event took place in Harrisburg, Pa.
An ongoing collaboration with the Teddy Bear Bank (P. Freimark, Founder) of Temple Israel Ner Tamid of Cleveland Ohio, began with sending teddy bears to mothers and children, survivors of domestic violence, living in shelters and clinics in Cuidad Juarez, Mexico. This partnership continues today, where teddy bears—“ositos de peluche”—are being sent to children in detention centers within the borderlands between Texas and Mexico.
May 17, 2018
This invited collaboration with the Bryn Mawr Film Institute was a special screening of the documentary “RBG,” the life of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. A post-screening discussion with 25 pre-registered members of the audience was facilitated by the SJI at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Bryn Mawr, Pa.
April 12, 2018
Spring Event Presentation, "Social Justice and Dialogue, ala Paulo Freire". As the 2018 Moses Visiting Professor of the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College, New York City, N.Y., Darlyne presented a working session for their faculty, students, and staff.
Feb. 23, 2018
Promoting Personal and Organizational Leadership for Social Justice: "Community Work and Activism for Social Justice: Past Present, and Future," at Ben Gurion University of Negev, Jerusalem, Israel.
Jan. 7 through 16, 2018
A series of "faculty talks" provided by Darlyne Bailey as the Bryn Mawr College Faculty Guide and Study Leader for the Bryn Mawr College Alumni Association travel program “Cuba by Land and by Sea." The series focused on several topics including “The Meaning of Social Justice within a Country in Transition,” as Cuba moved from one governmental regime to another. Time was pent in several Cuban towns and cities, including Havana.
Nov. 28, 2017
An Odyssey Toward Forgiveness: A short film and conversation exploring three perspectives on healing at the Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Bryn Mawr, Pa.
Nov. 12-15, 2017
Creating Socially Just Communities of Forgiveness, Racial Healing, and Race Equity: Moving from "Me" to "We." Hosted by the Department of Social Work, College of Health Sciences at University of Texas, El Paso.
May 4, 2017
The Launch of the Social Justice Initiative! Practicing the Science and Art of Forgiveness: Beginning a Transformative Journey, at Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Pa.