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Today, NASW launched its celebration of National Social Work Month in March and the 60th anniversary of the association with activities that highlight this year's theme, "Social Work Paves the Way for Change."
The New York Community Trust (NYCT) has awarded the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) a $585,000 grant that will be used to educate and train more social workers to strengthen the delivery of healthcare services in the United States.
NASW statement on Obama's State of The Union Address for 2014
NASWF has announced recipients of the 2014 Consuelo W. Gosnell Memorial Scholarship, including graduate students from New York, Illinois, California, Washington, Texas, Massachusetts and North Carolina. These men and women were chosen for their academic excellence and their commitment to helping Native American and Hispanic communities.
Four graduate students have been awarded scholarships from NASWF for their commitment to enhancing the quality of life in African American communities, as defined by the Verne LaMarr Lyons Memorial MSW Scholarship program.
NASWF has awarded University of Texas at Austin student Jennifer Lauren Scott a 2014 Eileen Blackey Doctoral Fellowship. This fellowship is given to students committed to welfare policy and practice who, like Ms. Scott, work at reversing poverty trends.
NASWF has announced the recipient of its 2014 Jane B. Aron Doctoral Fellowship. Jagadisa-devasri Dacus, who is enrolled in the Ph.D. program at the Hunter College School of Social Welfare, City University of New York, was chosen for his commitment to research in health care policy and practice.
NASW and NASWF will collaborate with Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), the American Psychiatric Association, and the American Psychological Association to create a new Mental Health and HIV/AIDS Training Resource Center.
Today and Saturday, NASWF will commemorate the 20th year of its NASW Social Work Pioneers program with a celebration featuring some of the most influential social workers in the nation during the Pioneers 10th Annual Program and Luncheon.
NASW strongly supports the Voting Rights Amendment Act (S.1945) and urges quick Senate passage of the legislation.