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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 CEO Angelo McClain to retire at the end of 2022
    Jul 14, 2022

    McClain helped NASW modernize operations, respond to COVID-19 pandemic, and fight systemic racism

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  • Alaska Social Worker Dr. Yvonne Chase is the new President-Elect of NASW
    Jul 07, 2022

    Chase to keep NASW focused on social justice issues while preparing profession for societal challenges

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  • New York Social Worker Nancy D. Miller is recipient of NASW 2022 Lifetime Achievement Award
    Jul 01, 2022

    Nonprofit leader devoted her career to advocating for people who are visually impaired or blind

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  • California Social Worker Monique Bingham is 2022 recipient of Emerging Social Work Leader Award

    California Social Worker Monique Bingham is 2022 recipient of Emerging Social Work Leader Award
    Jul 01, 2022

    Bingham is a therapist, organizer and documentary filmmaker who is seeking to end mass incarceration

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