The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) in August 2021, along with 26 other organizations committed to civil rights, filed an amicus brief in the New Jersey Supreme Court in support of Victoria Crisitello. Crisitello was an elementary school art teacher who...
W.E.B. DuBois is being honored in October 2023 as a social work pioneer by the NASW Foundation.
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.
NASW, including our Missouri Chapter, on July 20, 2023, requested Missouri Governor Parson grant clemency to Johnny Johnson, who was scheduled to be executed on Aug. 1, 2023.
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) reintroduced the Democracy Restoration Act, federal legislation that seeks to restore voting rights in federal elections to the millions of disenfranchised Americans who have been released from prison but are still denied the right to vote.
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.
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.