How does one confront racism in todays world? What factors contribute to the racism and oppression people face? In an effort to stimulate critical thinking about these issues, Simmons College, Associate Professor Gary Bailey will address these questions and others regarding racism and oppression in relation to sociopolitical issues, economic factors, and historical themes. Bailey also will provide a framework for confronting racism and oppression.
Bailey is a highly sought-after consultant on topics that include international social work practice; elder and family housing program development; diversity, social justice, and human rights; working with gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities; and board development. He is chair of The Council of Black Administrators, Faculty, and Staff, and the School of Social Work Awards Committee.