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 can find the latest news from NASW. Read Social Work Advocates magazine, news releases and statements; browse past issues of NASW News; 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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News Releases

  • NASW supports the family of Nex Benedict and Darryl George
    Feb 23, 2024

    Benedict, who was non-binary, died after a high school  bathroom fight while George lost a court battle because his dreadlocks violated school po...

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  • NASW-PACE endorses Congresswoman Barbara Lee for U.S. Senate from California
    Feb 09, 2024

    Lee is a strong advocate for social workers and the clients they serve

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  • NASW Denounces Hate and Violence in the United States in wake of Israel-Hamas Conflict
    Dec 20, 2023

    Association affirms commitment to fighting such hateful incidents with full force of profession  

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  • ​​​​​​​NASW Applauds Senators Stabenow, Barrasso, Chairman Wyden, Ranking Member Crapo and Finance Committee Members on historic markup
    Nov 08, 2023

    Provisions that benefit clinical social workers pass key Senate committee  

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