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Sep 02, 2021

NASW is an official partner in coalition with the Student Borrower Protection Center and other organizations on a campaign to Tell President Biden to Eliminate Student Debt for Public Service Workers. NASW invites social workers to share stories of their experiences in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

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Aug 28, 2021

August 28, 2021 | Join Virtually or In Person | How to Participate in the March Online With NASW

Did you know there are currently 400 bills in circulation nationwide that aim to restrict or outright suppress the right to vote? NASW is calling on the nation’s 700,000+ social workers to join us online on August 28 at 11:30 am ET to ensure the right to vote remains protected and accessible. Marches are scheduled virtually and in person in Atlanta, Miami, Houston, Phoenix, and Washington, DC. Please check COVID-19 conditions and masking requirements in your state.

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Aug 19, 2021

NASW is an official partner in coalition with the Student Borrower Protection Center and other organizations on a campaign to Tell President Biden to Eliminate Student Debt for Public Service Workers. NASW invites social workers to share stories of their experiences in the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program.

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Jul 22, 2021

Virtual Congressional Advocacy Day, July 22, 2021
Training for Advocacy Day, July 13

Join us virtually July 22 to help advance legislation that will strengthen the social work profession and our clients. You’ll meet your congressional delegation to tell them your professional and personal experiences as a social worker in your community and as a constituent.

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NASW Members who attended NASW's 2023 Advocacy Day

NASW Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

Nearly 100 social workers from 44 states and two U.S. territories attended 143 meetings with Congressional offices in the U.S. House and Senate on June 28, 2023

Read about their advocacy work on behalf of social workers and those they serve


Pioneers at 2023 event

Social Work Pioneers Learn about New Challenges and Community Building

The 2023 NASW Social Work Pioneers program honored members who contributed to the evolution and enrichment of the social work profession.

Learn more about the Pioneer program and the social workers who transformed our profession.


Sarah Butts in front of the Capitol

How NASW Advocates for the Profession

Learn how NASW advocates for social work