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National Association of Black Social Workers

Washington, DC — The National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW) 39th International Conference, August 9-19, 2016, will explore the African presence in Spain. J. Toni Oliver, NABSW National President, recently announced, We are thrilled that Dr. Runoko Rashidi, Historian and Anthropologist, will be joining us as our expert guide during our travel. We will have an unprecedented opportunity to gain a first hand, comprehensive overview of the history, influence, and aftermath of the Moors in Spain.

NABSW is excited to invite potential conferees of Black African ancestry to experience their history while traveling through the glorious cities of Madrid, Merida, Seville, Cordoba, Granada, and Barcelona. The conference, she shared, will include visiting the Black Madonna of Madrid, the Roman Amphitheatre archeological site, the Great Mosque, and the Moorish palace and fortress complex of Alhambra.”

A detailed brochure can be viewed online.

Dr. Sevaughn Banks, International Conference Chair adds, “NABSWs International Conferences are designed to explore countries throughout the African Diaspora and bring together U.S. human service providers with their indigenous counterparts to discuss issues of mutual relevance and concern and follow the African footprint throughout the world.”

The conference features presenters and panel discussions on African culture, art, history, and social issues. Attendees will have an opportunity to tour and present donations to local organizations and of course, to return with rich memories of shopping, restaurants, museums and entertainment.

Conferees U.S. hub cities are New York (JFK) or Los Angeles (LAX).

Space is limited. Seats filling fast, reserve yours today at www.nabsw.org

The National Association of Black Social Workers is a non-profit, membership organization founded in May 1968. Membership is available to persons of Black African ancestry who, regardless of profession, share similar concerns regarding health and welfare issues in the Black community. For more details, visit www.nabsw.org

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