“Poverty, hunger, and community,” Keynote Address at Missoula Food Bank Board of Directors Annual Meeting, Missoula, Montana, April 30, 2008.
“Hunger and poverty at home: Current reality in Missoula, Montana,” Panelist as part of the Sordid and Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings, Missoula, Montana, Montana Museum of Art and Culture, April 22, 2008.
“Service learning and developing Missoula’s food system resources,” Office of Civic Engagement Service Learning Luncheon, University of Montana, April 3, 2008.
“Beyond charity: How can we be advocates for change around hunger and poverty issues?” Presented at Hunger Awareness Week organized and sponsored by Lutheran Campus Ministry and other University of Montana organizations, March 11, 2008.
“Reconstructing poverty knowledge: Addressing food insecurity though grassroots research design,” Presented at the Joint 2007 Annual Meeting of the Agriculture, Food, & Human Values Society and the Association for the Study of Food & Society, Changing Ecologies of Food and Agriculture: Building on 20 Years of Scholarship, Victoria, BC: May 30-June 3, 2007.
“Community-based participatory research: Group work for social justice and community change,” Presented at the 28th International Conference Symposium on Social Work with Groups, San Diego, CA: October 13, 2006.
“Collaboration, implementation, and action: Highlights from Community Food Assessments in Chicago, Missoula, Louisville, and Vancouver,” Presented at the Community Food Security Coalition Conference, Bridging Borders Toward Food Security, Vancouver, BC: October 11, 2006 (Panel organizer).
“A child’s eye view: Social work with children from a social justice perspective,” Presented at 52nd Annual Meeting, Council of Social Work Education, Chicago, Il: February 18, 2006.
“Food matters: Community food assessments as a tool for change,” Presented at 30th Annual National Institute on Social Work and Human Services in Rural Areas, Shepardstown, WV, July 5-8, 2005.
“Single foster mothers,” Presented at the Women’s Studies Program Brown Bag for Women’s History Month, University of Montana, Missoula, MT: March 19, 2003.
“Understanding child sexual abuse and working with sexual abusers,” Presented at University of Montana Law School, Missoula, MT: March 19, 2003.
“Women waging peace,” Presented at Teach-In: Responses to the Crisis in Iraq, University of Montana, Missoula, MT: March 12, 2003.
“Just practice,” Presented at Philosophy Forum, Center for Practical Ethics, University of Montana, Missoula, MT: March 11, 2003.
“Just practice: A social justice approach to social work,” Presented at Meet the Authors, Council of Social Work Education – 49th Annual Program Meeting, Atlanta, GA: March 1, 2003.
“Local initiatives on food security,” Presented at Hunger in Montana Panel, University of Montana, Missoula, MT: November 20, 2002.
“Single foster mothers: Strengths, challenges and possibilities.” Presented at the Montana Counseling Association Annual State Convention, Missoula, MT: October 17, 2002.
“Just practice: A child’s eye view.” Presented at the Southwest Region MT-NASW Conference, Missoula, MT: March 13, 2002.
“Just practice: A justice oriented approach to social work” Presented at the 48th Annual Program Meeting, Council on Social Work Education, Nashville, TN: February 26, 2002.