2021 Blueprint of Federal Social Policy Priorities: Recommendations to the Biden-Harris Administration and Congress

Anna Mangum, MSW, MPH
Sarah Christa Butts, MSW, Director of Public Policy

Mirean Coleman, MSW, LICSW, CT, Clinical Manager
Carrie Dorn, MPA, LMSW, Senior Practice Associate
Cynthia Henderson, PhD, LICSW, LCSW-C, Senior Practice Associate
Chris Herman, MSW, LICSW, Senior Practice Associate
Dina Kastner, MSS, MLSP, Senior Field Organizer
Takia Richardson, LICSW, LCSW, Senior Practice Associate
Rita Webb, MS, Senior Practice Associate
Mel Wilson, MBA, LCSW, Senior Policy Consultant


We thank members of the following committees for their contributions and expertise:

Social Action Committee
NASW National Committee on Racial and Ethnic Diversity (NCORED)
NASW National Committee on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Issues (NCLGBTI)
NASW National Committee on Women’s Issues (NCOWI)

We thank the Grand Challenges for Social Work and their network leaders for their contributions that build on their scholarship and policy expertise.

Established by the American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare, the Grand Challenges for Social Work is committed to advancing science to create a more positive future for our society by promoting culturally relevant, attainable, generative, multidisciplinary, scientifically sound, and sustainable efforts to address the grand challenges for social work.

To learn more, see Grand Challenges for Social Work (PDF).