EP75: Voter Registration with Vote-ER

NASW Social Work Talks Podcast

Kristina M. Whiton-O'Brien

We speak with Kristina M. Whiton-O'Brien, MSW, LICSW, Director of Partnerships at Vot-ER, a nonpartisan nonprofit that helps to provide patients the opportunity to register to vote.

Posted August 17, 2021

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NASW Code of Ethics

6.02 Public Participation

Social workers should facilitate informed participation by the public in shaping social policies and institutions.

6.04 Social and Political Action

(a) Social workers should engage in social and political action that seeks to ensure that all people have equal access to the resources, employment, services, and opportunities they require to meet their basic human needs and to develop fully. Social workers should be aware of the impact of the political arena on practice and should advocate for changes in policy and legislation to improve social conditions in order to meet basic human needs and promote social justice.

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