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NASW announced winners of the 2014 NASW Media Awards. The recipients include documentary filmmakers, television producers, bloggers, newspaper reporters, columnists and other media professionals who helped spotlight social work services and critical social issues in 2013.
NASW will close its official celebration of National Social Work Month on March 31 but social workers will continue to promote the Social Work Month theme “All People Matter” for the rest of the year.
NASW congratulates Douglas Brooks, MSW, LCSW, on his appointment as director of the White House Office of National AIDS Policy (ONAP).
NASW is celebrating World Social Work Day 2014 by urging social workers in the United States and around the world to use their skills and talents to help solve social and economic crises.
Today begins National Social Work Month.
The NASW Foundation received a $25,000 grant in December 2013 from the New York Community Trust Robert and Ellen Popper Scholarship Fund to expand the existing scholarship/fellowship programs and provide professional mentorship and leadership development opportunities for the award recipients in the 2014-2015 academic year.
In the aftermath of the grand jury decision, NASW urges the public to use peaceful means to improve relations between communities and the police who serve them.
NASW commends a bipartisan group of lawmakers for introducing legislation that would address the U.S. Supreme Court’s concerns with the Voting Rights Act (VRA), protect voters against discrimination, and ensure all Americans are guaranteed their right to vote.
Social work and child welfare experts from around nation on Thursday briefed lawmakers and Congressional staff on the strong correlation between poverty and child abuse and neglect. The briefing was timely, considering U.S. poverty levels have risen in the past six years and January 2014 marks the 50th Anniversary of the War on Poverty.
NASW today announced the four recipients of its 2013 national awards program. The awards are given for the Social Worker of the Year, Lifetime Achievement Award, Public Citizen of the Year, and Public Elected Official of the Year.