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Suppressing Voter Suppression

Election Voter Suppression

April 30, 2021 About Social Work Responds The Association of Social Work Boards, the Council on Social Work Education, and the National Association of Social Workers are committed to collaborating on the range of issues affecting the social work profession and the people and communities we serve. Follow Up The CSWE Commission on Educational Policy and Commission on Accreditation released ... Read More »

Support confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson and Attorney Candace Jackson-Akiwumi to federal courts

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By Mel Wilson, MBA, LCSW NASW Senior Policy Advisor The composition of the U.S. federal court system should be a number one priority for those of us who seek a court that is diverse, fair and reflects the value of protecting the human and civil rights of all Americans.  For those reasons, it is important that social workers support the confirmations of ... Read More »

NASW in Supreme Court brief supports student suspended for social media comments made off-campus

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By Elizabeth M. Felton, Esq., LICSW NASW Associate Council Mahanoy Area School District v. B. L., involves the scope of a public-school student’s First Amendment right to free speech that occurs on social media or off campus and the school’s ability to address off-campus speech. The issue of whether public schools can discipline students over something they say off campus ... Read More »