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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: White House Briefing Call, Oct 27

The White House Council on Women and Girls will host a conference call on Wednesday, October 27th at 6:00pm EST. Obama Administration officials will speak on the call about our efforts to address and end violence against women. White House Briefing Call Wednesday, October 27th 6:00pm EST Call-in:  United States: (866) 233-3845 Password: Domestic Violence Awareness Month Read More »

NASW recognizes October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Violence and all forms of oppression against women and girls remains a continuing problem that affects all women regardless of race, sexual identity, socioeconomic status, or any other identifying characteristic. Domestic violence disproportionately affects woman and is a pattern of behavior in a relationship that is used to gain or maintain power and control over an intimate partner.  Social workers ... Read More »

NASW Observes October as Domestic Violence Month

Social workers, domestic violence advocates, health care providers, law enforcement, survivors, and others across the nation have come together in their communities to raise public awareness about domestic violence. In October 1981, the observance of domestic violence began as a single Day of Unity. Later in October of 1987, the observance was expanded to identify October as Domestic Violence Awareness ... Read More »

Stand Up and Take Action to End Poverty on October 16-18th

On these days, millions of people all around the world will take part in a united action of standing up in support of the end of poverty and the fulfillment of the Millennium Development Goals. Social workers can play a key role on this day, as they do every day fighting against poverty in the U.S. and around the globe. ... Read More »

Upcoming News: October NASW NEWS

Look for these articles in the upcoming October issue, available soon at NASW NEWS online. From the Director: “Death Panel” Rhetoric Moves Us Backward By Elizabeth J. Clark, PhD, ACSW, MPH America is described by experts as a death-avoiding society – but only when we are talking about the physical death of a loved one. Out of touch with death ... Read More »

Call for Proposals – SAGE Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging

The National Association of Social Workers is pleased to co-sponsor the Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders (SAGE) Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging. The conference, presented by AARP, will be held October 12-14, 2008 at the Marriott New York at the Brooklyn Bridge. Currently, SAGE is seeking proposals for its Fourth National Conference on LGBT Aging, entitled, It’s About ... Read More »