News

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


  • National Social Work Organization Secures Federal Government Study on the Social Work Workforce
    Jul 30, 2021

    Study will explore recruitment, retention, and other factors, make recommendations

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  • Blocking the For the People Act will not stop social workers from fighting for the freedom to vote
    Jul 01, 2021

    NASW President Mildred "Mit" Joyner: Wave of voter suppression laws threaten to take nation back to Jim Crow Era

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  • U.S. Supreme Court rules Affordable Care Act will remain law
    Jun 17, 2021

    NASW celebrates this important victory for our nation

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  • NASW apologizes for racist practices in American social work
    Jun 17, 2021

    Association strengthens efforts to end racism in the profession and society  

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