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Women’s March on Washington Information

womensmarchThanks again for joining the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) at the Women’s March on Washington on this Saturday, January 21, 2107.

The March begins at 10am Eastern Time and will kick off in front of the U.S. Capitol at Independence Avenue and Third Street, SW. The rally will disperse at the southern part of the Ellipse near the White House, at Constitution Avenue between 15th and 17th Streets, NW.

Photo courtesy of the New York Times.

Photo courtesy of the New York Times.

New information: NASW will convene between 10:00 and 10:30am Eastern Time outside the Archives-Navy Memorial-Penn Quarter Metro Station at Pennsylvania Avenue and 9th Street NW. We will walk to the rally together. You can map out your Metro ride at www.wmata.com.

NASW staff will have posters to distribute that say Social Workers for Social Justice. You can view the signs ahead of time on our web site on the left panel under the advertisement at http://www.socialworkers.org/advocacy/AdvocacySocialJustice.asp. You are welcome to bring your own signs as well. NASW National staff will be visibly present at the gathering location to help in any way we can. Also, please use an online map to identify the streets and landmarks.

Please use the NASW hashtag, #nasw, as you post on social media throughout the March.

Questions can be directed to me at dkastner.nasw@socialworkers.org or 202-336-8218. You can also find out more information about the March at the Women’s March website, www.womensmarch.com.

The March is being organized by an independent group, the Women’s March on Washington (WMW). NASW’s role is to facilitate our members’ participation and help establish a unified presence for social workers.

Individuals who participate in the March do so voluntarily and at their own risk. NASW cannot be responsible for participants’ personal safety or other potential risks.

Thank you,

 Dina L. Kastner, MSS, MLSP
Senior Field Organizer
National Association of Social Workers
750 First Street, NE, Suite 800
Washington, DC 20002
202.336.8218
202.336.8313 (fax)
dkastner.nasw@socialworkers.org

17 comments

  1. IM coming from from CT. Lifelong NASW proud member.

  2. I’m a new MSW (graduated May ’16) and I’ll be there with my mom!

  3. I am so grateful for the NASW presence at the march. I just finished my first semester at San Jose State University in the MSW program, I am a proud NASW member, and I am the NASW student liaison for SJSU. I am going to print out this sign and carry it with me this weekend.

    • Thanks so much for being a member of NASW! Good luck to you and please keep in contact with us and you continue to climb in your career.

      Greg Wright
      NASW Public Relations Manager

  4. Coming from Cincinnati

  5. Proudly representing NASW Space Coast Chapter from Melbourne Florida. Looking forward to seeing NASW in this historic event.

  6. I will be marching in Hartford ct representing NASW CT chapter

  7. DEmerson and daughter

    Do we need to register? I keep asking but no answers back yet.

  8. I plan to march as an MSW student. I’m proud to be a student member of the NASW. I hope to use my voice to empower clients and at-risk populations.

  9. I’m marching with my 11-year old daughter for liberty and justice FOR ALL!

  10. Martina Abba-Richard

    I am marching in my little Democratic town of Port Townsend, Wa. on Sat. in solidarity. I am one of three social workers here…but I will be marching in soulfulness with all the women in our country.

  11. I can’t make it to Washington, but I am joining the sister March in Cleveland, Oh

  12. Coming also ……from Fredericksburg VA.
    Plan to come pick up a poster and
    MARCH FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE!!!!

  13. I’ll be joining you at the March tomorrow! Proud to represent both women and social workers!

  14. I’m also a new grad as of May 2016 and passed the licensing
    exam in November. looking forward to joining fellow social workers at this important event!

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