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, press 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 condemns yet another incident of lethal police force against an African American
    May 28, 2020

    Police must root out the many police officers who continue to view Black lives as being less than that of other Americans

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  • NASW Minnesota Chapter outraged by death of George Floyd by police
    May 28, 2020

    Chapter urges all Americans come together to fight racism, will be consulting with members on next action steps

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  • NASW Statement on the Passing of Former CEO Elizabeth “Betsy” J. Clark, PhD, MPH, ACSW
    May 27, 2020

    Clark introduced social work to new heath care allies, increased public awareness of social workers and expanded NASW's international role

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  • NASW, Give an Hour partner to provide no cost mental health aid to hospital workers on pandemic frontlines
    May 21, 2020

    Social worker volunteers needed to help workers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut

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