Social Justice

The five social justice priorities that serve as guiding principles for the NASW national office and Chapters are: Voting rights; criminal justice; juvenile justice; immigration reform; economic justice/equity.

Social Work Talks

Social Work Talks Podcast

On episode 5 of NASW Social Work Talks, we discuss NASW's social justice initiatives.

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The primary mission of the social work profession is to enhance human well-being and help meet the basic human needs of all people, with particular attention to the needs and empowerment of people who are vulnerable, oppressed, and living in poverty.


For more information about NASW's social justice initiatives, contact: 

Melvin H. Wilson, LCSW
Manager, Social Justice & Human Rights