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National Association of Social Workers Raises Concerns about Anti-Homosexuality Bill in the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda

For Immediate Release April 9, 2010 WASHINGTON—The National Association of Social Workers (NASW-USA) is obligated by our ethical code to raise concerns about the “Anti-Homosexuality Bill” that now stands before the Parliament of the Republic of Uganda.  At stake are the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens of Uganda.  NASW-USA has been joined by the International ... Read More »

Dr. Mary Ann Quaranta

Dr. Mary Ann Quaranta, of Larchmont, NY, died Wednesday, December 16, 2009.  Dean Emerita of the Fordham University Graduate School of Social Service, and former President of the National Association of Social Workers, was a social work pioneer, educator and leader in the profession.  She also served as Provost of Marymount College of Fordham University.  Mary Ann died at home ... Read More »

Carla Beth Howery

Carla Beth Howery – On March 31, 2009 at her Takoma Park, MD home with her family around her. Loving mother of Andrew Victor Fremming and Kevin Carl Fremming. Preceded in death by her sister, Marcia Howery; and her father, Victor I. Howery. She is also survived by her mother and stepfather, Garnett H. and Edwin Graf; and a host ... Read More »

Louise Frey

NASW Social Work Pioneer® Louise Frey dies at 84 Louise Frey, a professor emerita at BU’s School of Social Work, died in California on February 13 of complications from Alzheimer’s disease. She was 84. Born on April 5, 1924, Frey earned a bachelor’s degree from Queens College, City University of New York, and a master’s from Columbia University. She joined ... Read More »

Dr. John B. Turner in Memoriam

Read the Obituary John B. Turner’s NASW Social Work Pioneer® Profile International Council on Social Welfare Tribute to John B. Turner NASW Tribute from Dr. James Kelly and Dr. Elizabeth J. Clark John B. Turner, Ph.D., whose career in social work spanned more than 40 years and whose efforts and leadership helped earn national recognition for the School of Social ... Read More »

Support Social Work in the Combined Federal Campaign

The Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) is the largest workplace charity campaign in the country and the only campaign authorized to solicit and collect contributions from federal employees in the workplace. Nearly four million federal employees and military personnel contribute to the charities of their choice during the annual charity drive, which runs from September 1 through December 15 at federal ... Read More »

Ruth Knee

Remembering Ruth Irelan Knee, – Friday, November 14, 2008, Washington, DC NASW Social Work Pioneer® Ruth Knee passed away on October 8, 2008. Ruth Irelan Knee, 88, a retired social worker with the U.S. Public Health Service and a prominent figure in the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), died Oct. 8 of lung cancer at her home in Fairfax ... Read More »

Frances Lomas Feldman in Memoriam

NASW Social Work Pioneer® Frances Lomas Feldman, a USC professor and social work pioneer who conducted a groundbreaking study in the 1970s that showed cancer patients faced discrimination in the workplace, has died. She was 95. Feldman died at Huntington Hospital in Pasadena on Tuesday, a week after having a stroke, USC announced. In 1976, she began a multiyear study ... Read More »

Diana Ming Chan: Her National Legacy

by Bob Arnold, Director, NASW Foundation I am so very honored to be here today representing the National Office of the National Association of Social Workers and our 150,000 social worker members. My name is Bob Arnold, and I am here from Washington, DC. I would like to share a little about Diana’s impact and legacy at the national level. ... Read More »