Racial Equity

people protesting with signs: black lives matter, white supremacy is the virus. Photo credit: Chris Budnick, NASW-NC member

NASW is committed to ending racism through public education, social justice advocacy and professional training.  

Our members understand cultural and ethnic diversity and strive to end discrimination, oppression, poverty, and other forms of social injustice.  These activities may include direct practice, community organizing, supervision, consultation, administration, advocacy, social and political action, policy development and implementation, education, research and evaluation.  The following resources can assist all social workers in their anti-racist efforts.



NASW Town Hall: "The Other Pandemic: Racial Injustice"

This discussion focused on the intersection of social work and racial injustice. The event was on Facebook Live on June 19.
Watch a recording of the event


NASW's response to America's Racial Crisis

NASW CEO Angelo McClain, PhD, LICSW, outlines how NASW's national and chapter staff are mobilized and increasing our efforts in the face of America's racism pandemic.


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NASW is committed to ending racism through public education, social justice advocacy and professional training. We need your help to do this work.