Peace Policy Toolkit
Since its founding, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
has prided itself on its involvement concerning social justice and peace.
NASW has fought for the rights of all peoples regardless of their race,
ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital
status, political belief, religion, or mental or physical disability. The most
devastating causes of oppression, injustice and violation of human rights
throughout time have been war and other violent conflicts.
With the publication of this Peace Policy Toolkit, NASW continues an important component of
social work practice, since it directly addresses the need for social workers to be involved in
the public discourse about current wars, advocating for policies that build a more peaceful