Ethnicity & Race Policy and News

NASW Examines its Past, Present and Future in Addressing Systemic Racism

Social Work Advocates Magazine

Aug 15, 2021

As the United States turns more attention to addressing its long history of systemic racism, NASW has released a comprehensive report called “Undoing Racism Through Social Work: NASW Report to the Profession on Racial Justice Priorities and Action."


Social Work Advocates Magazine

Aug 15, 2021

NASW President Mit Joyner and Howard University student Mia Thornton examine the current reaction to critical race theory.


Episode 70: Stop Anti-Asian Violence and Hate

NASW Social Work Talks podcast

May 04, 2021

In this episode, we speak about how to stop anti-Asian violence and hate with Janlee Wong, MSW, who was Executive Director of NASW's California chapter for over 25 years.


Reimagining Policing: Strategies for Community Reinvestment

NASW Social Justice Brief

Oct 27, 2020

Policing in America has a long history of preserving the violent legacy of slavery and upholding white supremacy. The tragic and unjust murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Aubrey, Tony McDade, Eric Garner, and so many other Black and Brown Americans by police officers has led our nation to reexamine the systems that we look to for safety and justice.


Justice and Joy: Self-Care in 2020

NASW Social Work Talks podcast

Oct 20, 2020

Sharea Farmer, LCSW, has years of success in helping clients recover from anxiety, depression and low self-esteem. We speak with her about why self-care and community building are so important for Black and brown people in this time of heightened anxiety.


Black Lives Matter: The Role of Social Work in Dismantling Structural Racism in the USA

NASW Social Work Talks podcast

Jul 28, 2020

NASW’s Senior Policy Consultant Mel Wilson is interviewed by Andy McClenaghan on Let’s Talk Social Work, a podcast from the British Association of Social Workers Northern Ireland. Mel shares what’s been happening in the United States, and what we’re doing here to push for real change and social justice.


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