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Courts Matter to Social Workers: A Call for SCOTUS Ethics Reform

Courts Matter to Social Workers: A Call for SCOTUS Ethics Reform

By Mel Wilson, MBA, LCSW – NASW Senior Policy Adviser Recent revelations of possible ethical violations by U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) Justice Clarence Thomas ― as well as Justice Samuel Alito ― have led to calls for broad ethical and standards reforms for the court....

Remembering September 11: Ten Years Later

September 10, 2021 Our nation lost nearly 3,000 lives 20 years ago on Sept. 11, 2001.  As we remember the families, colleagues and communities most devastated by that deadly act of international terrorism on American soil, we also reflect on the series of tragedies...

Crises in Haiti underscore importance of U.S. asylum program

Crises in Haiti underscore importance of U.S. asylum program

By Mel Wilson, MBA, LCSW NASW Senior Policy AdvisorHaiti on Aug. 14 was hit with a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that has killed more than 2,000 people and injured more than 12,000.  The true scope of the disaster is unknown and the death toll will likely rise in coming...

March for Voting Rights: August 28, 2021

March for Voting Rights: August 28, 2021

The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is an official partner in the August 28, 2021, March on For Voting Rights. Marches will take place virtually and in-person in five flagship cities—Atlanta, Miami, Houston, Phoenix and Washington, D.C.—as well as in...