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National Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15

NASW Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

National Hispanic American Heritage Month (also known as Hispanic Heritage Month, Hispanic Latinx Heritage or Latino Heritage Month) began in 1968 as a week-long celebration honoring the Hispanic community’s contributions.

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What the March on Washington means 60 years later | NASW Member Voices

W.E.B. DuBois is being honored in October 2023 as a social work pioneer by the NASW Foundation.

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Supreme Courts Ends Affirmative Action. What are the Implications? | NASW Member Voices

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 29, 2023, made a ruling on affirmative action that will have profound and long-term implications for the country.

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Social Work Leaders Attend NASW Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill

Nearly 100 social workers from 44 states and two U.S. territories attended 143 meetings with Congressional offices in the U.S. House and Senate on June 28, 2023, to build bipartisan support for key federal legislation.

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A Voting Rights Victory from the Supreme Court | NASW Member Voices

Although the court’s favorable judgement came as a surprise, voting rights advocates quickly recognized its significance, and enthusiastically welcomed it.



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Ethics & Law

NASW scores legal victory in same-sex parenting case in Michigan

NASW scores legal victory in same-sex parenting case in Michigan

On July 24, 2023, the Michigan Supreme Court in Pueblo v. Haas ruled in our favor, granting unmarried people in same-sex relationships the right to seek custody and parenting time with their children even if there was no genetic connection.