Acknowledgement: We acknowledge that the term “Hispanic” is inherently problematic due to is colonial origins, its potential exclusionary nature, and its tendency to overgeneralize diverse cultures. We support greater awareness and sensitivity in our language and...
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.
W.E.B. DuBois is being honored in October 2023 as a social work pioneer by the NASW Foundation.
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.
Although the court’s favorable judgement came as a surprise, voting rights advocates quickly recognized its significance, and enthusiastically welcomed it.
Today is a day of exaltation for many but should also illuminate the need for intentional engagement and political participation, irrespective of race and in the interest of equity for all Alabamians.
LGBTQIA2S+ folks are not the only community facing injustice in the United States today. And those of us living in multiple marginal identities suffer greatly.