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photo of Clay DixMr. Clay Dix presents his thoughts and outlook on “Where is the Dream?” in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History Month on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. in SU104-E. The public is invited.

Born in East Chicago, Indiana, Mr. Dix received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Buena Vista College in Iowa. and a Masters degree in social work from the University of Chicago.

Since 1970 he has been a social worker, an agency administrator, an educator, consultant, staff trainer, and public speaker. He is nationally recognized for his work in the areas of diversity management and fatherhood. Mr. Dix co-authored a training program for the Arizona Department of Economic Security entitled “Managing Diversity”.

During his career as an educator, Mr. Dix has been a faculty member. He chaired the Social Work departments at Valparaiso University and at Arizona State University West. Mr. Dix is a retired Senior Lecturer at Arizona State University West.

He founded and directed the New Choices Program, an alcohol and drug treatment program, and Parenting Skills, a child-abuse prevention program, and he has served on numerous boards and committees, including the Maricopa County Community Services Commission, Salvation Army Family Services Board of Directors, National Council on Alcoholism Board, Christian Family Care Agency Board, Multicultural Overrepresentation Committee, and the Judicial Council of the Arizona State Supreme Court.

He has received many honors, including:  Outstanding Young Men in America, HUD Fellow, NAACP Community Service Award, Social Service Worker of the Year Award, and Man of the Year at First Baptist Church, East Chicago, Indiana.

For more information about the event, contact James Morris, Coordinator, Student Life & Leadership, Glendale Community College

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