Eliminating Racism Becomes 13th Challenge as Initiative Evolves: The Latest Issue of Social Work Advocates Is Available Online

_ETjZwVgIn case you missed it, here are some of the features in the latest issue of Social Work Advocates:


Grand Challenges for Social Work: Eliminating Racism Becomes 13th Challenge as Initiative Evolves

The Grand Challenges initiative, launched in 2016, continues to evolve to meet society’s needs—including the addition in 2020 of the 13th Challenge to Eliminate Racism.


student loanPublic Service Loan Forgiveness Program Helps Social Workers, Others With Student Loan Debt

NASW has been active in advising and alerting social workers about the PSLF program, and advocating for student loan debt relief.


From the President: NASW and Social Workers Marched to Protect Voting Rights, But More Action is Needed

As the 2022 midterm elections approach, we find ourselves facing the most consequential election season in modern history.


From the CEO: Don’t Forget About the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis is considered a public health emergency, with 136 deaths per day and climbing. Last year,107,000 people died from opioid overdose. Opioids are a factor in 83% of overdose deaths.


More in the October – November 2022 digital edition:

  • Editor’s Note: Social Work’s Grand Challenges Evolve to Meet Changing Needs
  • Social Workers in the Public Eye: Learn what social workers are saying as experts quoted in mainstream media stories.
  • Association News
  • Schools of Social Work

and more.