News

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest association of professional social workers. Our members serve all communities and all populations. Here you'll find the latest news from NASW. Browse past issues of the NASW News, press releases and statements; learn about Social Work Month activities; get facts about social workers; find social work research and data; or visit one of our blogs.

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NASW News

  • Government programs stand to lose millions

    Government programs stand to lose millions

    The Trump administration has proposed $763 billion in budget cuts over the next 10 years.

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  • Social Work in the Public Eye (July 2018)

    Social Work in the Public Eye (July 2018)

    Social workers in the news this month: Reeta Wolfsohn, Caitlin Ryan, Stephen Karp and Janelle Stauffer.

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  • From the CEO: Work with NASW to be part of the solution

    From the CEO: Work with NASW to be part of the solution

    In August, we will launch Social Work Advocates, a magazine format for delivering more in-depth feature stories and news articles.

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  • Digital Edition, July 2018

    Digital Edition, July 2018

    NASW members, read the full digital edition of the July 2018 NASW News.

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News Releases


  • NASW opposes nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be next U.S. Supreme Court Justice
    Jul 11, 2018

    NASW alarmed by Kavanaugh's past rulings on reproductive rights, health care, gun safety and other issues

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  • Message from NASW CEO Angelo McClain on Resignation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy
    Jul 02, 2018

    NASW will work to delay nomination until after elections and ensure nominee is not ultraconservative

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  • Supreme Court Ruling in Muslim Travel Ban Case is a Severe Blow to Protections against Religious Discrimination
    Jun 26, 2018

    Association will work to reverse this trend through advocacy, assertive action, coalitions

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  • NASW Pennsylvania deeply saddened by death of Antwon Rose, urges policing reforms
    Jun 26, 2018

    Unarmed teenagers shot while running from police

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  • NASW opposes nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to be next U.S. Supreme Court Justice

    Jul 11, 2018


    NASW alarmed by Kavanaugh's past rulings on reproductive rights, health care, gun safety and other issues
    Read More

  • Message from NASW CEO Angelo McClain on Resignation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy

    Jul 02, 2018


    NASW will work to delay nomination until after elections and ensure nominee is not ultraconservative
    Read More

  • Supreme Court Ruling in Muslim Travel Ban Case is a Severe Blow to Protections against Religious Discrimination

    Jun 26, 2018


    Association will work to reverse this trend through advocacy, assertive action, coalitions
    Read More

  • NASW Pennsylvania deeply saddened by death of Antwon Rose, urges policing reforms

    Jun 26, 2018


    Unarmed teenagers shot while running from police
    Read More