Social Work Advocates Magazine

The February – March Issue of Advocates Is Available Online

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Hope is Power By Laetitia Clayton, Editor (swadvocates@socialworkers.org) On his first day in office, President Joe Biden got to work on executive orders to meet some of his administration’s immediate priorities. It’s a weighty list that includes actions to “control the COVID-19 pandemic, provide economic relief, tackle climate change, and advance racial equity and civil rights, as well as immediate ... Read More »

The December 2020 – January 2021 Issue of Social Work Advocates Covers Human Trafficking, More

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“I want to thank all social workers for their hard work this past year, and every year, and I wish you all the best in 2021.” —Laetitia Clayton, Managing Editor In case you missed the December–January issue, here are some highlights. Top stories include: Human Trafficking: A Pervasive Human Rights Issue Human trafficking is a challenge many social workers are ... Read More »

The October – November Issue of Social Work Advocates Magazine Is Out Now

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In case you missed the October–November issue, here are some highlights. Top stories include: A Perfect Storm: Struggle for Racial Equity Intensifies Amid Health and Economic Crises On the heels of responding to COVID-19, the profession is renewing efforts to combat racial inequality at all levels. NASW and its chapters have pledged to end systemic racism within the profession and ... Read More »

The June–July Issue of Social Work Advocates Is Out Now

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In case you missed the June-July issue, here are some highlights. Top stories include: Election 2020: Voting Concerns Now Include COVID-19 As people navigate the voting landscape during primaries and local elections, while still in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, NASW and other groups are working to overcome the challenges so everyone can vote. Artificial Intelligence: How Social Work ... Read More »

The April – May issue of Social Work Advocates is out now

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Many of you will notice there is not much content related to COVID-19 in the April-May issue of Social Work Advocates. Because of the long lead time in producing the magazine, the issue had already gone to press when the WHO declared a global pandemic. Rest assured, we are working to cover the many social work-related issues around COVID-19, and ... Read More »

The February-March Issue of Social Work Magazine Featured Immigration Issues

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In case you missed it, here are some of the features in the February-March 2020 issue of Social Work Advocates. Top stories include: Immigration: Social Workers Focused on Trauma-Related Impact With so many immigrants and refugees experiencing trauma related to the Trump administration’s immigration policies, social workers are stepping up to help in various ways — from direct care to ... Read More »