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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 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


  • A message from NASW Interim CEO Janlee Wong on Monterey Park mass shooting
    Jan 23, 2023

    NASW has long called for sensible gun laws and increased access to mental health services

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  • Social Workers and Advocates Successfully Force Lebanon, OH to Remove Draconian “Aiding” and “Abetting” Provisions From Local Anti-Abortion Law
    Jan 17, 2023

    We are proud to have defeated Lebanon’s attempt to criminalize social workers for simply doing their jobs - NASW Ohio Executive Director Daniell...

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  • Morgan State University Professor Anthony Estreet to be next CEO of NASW
    Jan 03, 2023

    Estreet to keep association focused on social justice issues, better compensation for social workers

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  • NASW Commends President Biden, Congress, for Enacting the Respect for Marriage Act
    Dec 14, 2022

    Respect for Marriage Act safeguards same-sex and interracial marriages.

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