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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest association of professional social workers. Our members serve all communities and all populations. Here you can find the latest news from NASW. Read Social Work Advocates, news releases and statements; browse past issues of NASW News, learn about Social Work Month activities; get facts about social workers; find social work research and data; or visit one of our blogs.

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News Releases


  • NASW relieved by guilty conviction of former police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd
    Apr 20, 2021

    More work must be done to end excessive use of force by police and improve how police treat communities of color

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  • NASW applauds President Biden for executive order to reduce gun violence
    Apr 09, 2021

    Association says Congress must still pass pending, more comprehensive gun legislation

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  • NASW commends Major League Baseball for decision to move All-Star Game out of Atlanta
    Apr 06, 2021

    NASW applauds MLB for taking a strong, active stance against Georgia's restrictive voting laws

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  • Social Work Profession Awarded Federal Grant to Develop Interstate Licensure Compact
    Mar 26, 2021

    Multi-year initiative will improve access to social work services, enhance the mobility of social workers and strengthen the state licensure system

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