Social Justice

Five social justice priorities serve as guiding principles for NASW's national office and Chapters. They are:

  • Voters rights
  • Criminal justice / Juvenile justice
  • Environmental justice
  • Immigration 
  • Economic justice


Increasing Voter Participation

Voter participation is a social work issue! Get resources and online training to learn how to get out the vote in your community.

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Help Immigrant Children Separated from Their Families

There are a number of ways that social workers can help immigrants who have been separated from their families.

Learn how

Social Work Talks

Social Work Talks Podcast

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For more information about NASW's social justice initiatives, contact: 

Melvin H. Wilson, LCSW
Manager, Social Justice & Human Rights