News Releases

NASW News Releases

Entries for 2018

Jan 19, 2018

Association condemns President's racist comments toward Haiti, El Salvador and African nations

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Jan 04, 2018

NASW was deeply troubled when it was widely reported that budget employees for the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) were told by their leadership that in preparing their fiscal 2019 budgets, they could not use seven specific words and phrases. The offensive words include vulnerable, entitlement, diversity, transgender, fetus, evidence-based, and science-based. This is extremely problematic because the targeted words help to describe populations and quality control standards that are essential for managing threats to the nation’s public health and well-being.

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