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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, 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 Helps Launch National Veterans Suicide Prevention Initiative
    Jun 25, 2020

    NASW provided input for the road map for the initiative

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  • NASW elated by U.S Supreme Court on Its DACA Decision
    Jun 19, 2020

    NASW continues to stand with Dreamers and their families and will continue to fight for their path to legal residency.

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  • NASW says Trump Administration's police reform executive order is inadequate
    Jun 18, 2020

    Association says Justice in Policing Act from social worker Rep. Karen Bass is a crucial first step in reforms

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  • NASW applauds U.S. Supreme Court ruling that protects LGBTQ from discrimination
    Jun 17, 2020

    Association says ruling major step forward in LGBTQ equality

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