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 magazine, 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 applauds introduction of the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act
    Sep 19, 2023

    Legislation strengthens and modernizes the Voting Rights Act

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  • NASW Foundation to Mark 27th Anniversary with Social Work Pioneer Inductions in Washington D.C.
    Jul 17, 2023

    Civil Rights icon W.E.B. DuBois and 24 others inducted as NASW Social Work Pioneers

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  • NASW Mourns Loss of Past President Mildred “Mit” Joyner
    Jul 10, 2023

    Joyner led social work organizations with unrivaled passion and a commitment for social justice.

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  • NASW Deeply Disappointed by Recent Supreme Court Rulings
    Jun 30, 2023

    Rulings will dismantle rights of various groups, including women, people who are LGBTQIA2S+ and people of color

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