Teddy McGlynn-Wright recently joined the School of Social Work as a teaching associate. He comes to us from Seattle's Office for Civil Rights, where he served as a strategic advisor to the City's Race and Social Justice Initiative. Previously, he provided training and capacity building services to the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative.
From 2011-2015, McGlynn-Wright worked in several capacities at Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Northwest Adolescent Health Coalition, including education manager and Teen Outreach Program trainer. He coached facilitators on cultural competency and social justice issues, developed training materials and implemented the TOP program in a five-state area.
McGlynn-Wright taught a Cultural Diversity and Justice course at the School in 2010 and again in 2014, and was a co-facilitator on Intergroup Dialogue: Race. In 2008, he was a research analyst at the School's Social Development Research Group, and later served as a graduate research assistant on the MSW program committee. He has also worked at the YMCA of Greater Seattle, The Bush School and Salvation Army, all in Seattle.
McGlynn-Wright received his MSW from the School in 2010 and a BA in Afro-American Studies and Philosophy from Harvard University in 2004 where he was named a Stride Rite Public Service Scholar.