The Univeristy of Maryland School of Social Work's (UMSSW) Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Fall 2021 Affinity Groups are starting soon! 

Affinity groups provide an opportunity for those of shared identity to connect, deepen their understanding, and work towards common goals. While these groups are primarily geared toward SSW staff and faculty, anyone including students and alumni is welcome to attend.

Our groups include: Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), White Accountability, Disability Justice & Advocacy, and LGBTQ+.

Meetings are held on Tuesdays from noon to 1 p.m. Register for your group of interest below:


Dates: 9/7, 9/28, 10/19, 11/9, 11/30

White Accountability (

Dates: 9/7, 9/28, 10/19, 11/9, 11/30

Disability Justice & Advocacy (

Dates: 9/14, 10/5, 10/26, 11/16, 12/7


Dates: 9/21, 10/12, 11/2, 11/23, 12/14

Have questions? Please contact DEI coordinator Julia Scott at

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