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In Memory of Past NASW President Barbara W. White

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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) and the NASW Foundation mourn the death on July 19 of past NASW President and NASW Social Work Pioneer Barbara W. White. White was born in 1943 and joined the association in 1976. She was president of NASW from 1991-93. During her presidency she helped  develop NASW’s Specialty Practice Sections and worked for ... Read More »

New NASW President Kathryn Wehrmann to support push to modernize, improve services

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STATEMENT: Incoming National Association of Social Workers (NASW) President Kathryn Wehrmann will continue to support the association’s ongoing initiative to modernize and improve services, intensify advocacy at the state and local level, and recruit more social workers and social work students. “At this time in our nation’s history social work is more important than ever,” said Wehrmann, PhD, MSW, LSW, LCSW. ... Read More »

NASW Massachusetts President on Trump Election: We are stronger together and must leverage our collective strength

Dear NASW Chapter Members, I am reaching out to you on this cloudy Wednesday afternoon, November 9, 2016 as your Chapter President, your colleague and your friend. The relief that we imagined would come with the election’s end has for many, been replaced by shock, terror, anger and heartbreak. For those who made their way out into the world to ... Read More »

Social Workers for Hillary!

The National Association of Social Worker’s Political Action for Candidate Election Committee has endorsed Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. NASW has released a Social Workers For Hillary logo (social-workers-for-hillary-logo) that social workers can download and print and post to show they support Clinton. Read More »

NASW president-elect says he will work to keep social work relevant

By Rena Malai, News staff NASW’s new president-elect Darrell Wheeler has been part of the organization for more than 27 years, and has served in many aspects, he said. He was on the NASW-Pennsylvania board of directors, the NASW-New York board of directors, and was Region II representative and vice president to the NASW national board. Wherever Wheeler has lived, ... Read More »

White House: Statement by the President on the House Voting to Approve the DREAM Act

THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2010 Statement by the President on the House Voting to Approve the DREAM Act I congratulate the House of Representatives, Speaker Pelosi, Congressman Berman, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus and other congressional leaders for taking the historic step of passing the DREAM Act today with a bipartisan vote. ... Read More »

NASW NH Chapter Executive Director attends Obama's Health Care Town Hall Meeting

As a professional social worker, educator, Executive Director of the NASW New Hampshire Chapter, and long-time advocate for universal health care, I was privileged to attend the President’s town hall meeting in Portsmouth, NH on August 11. I wasn’t sure what to expect as the high school where the event was held was surrounded by supporters and opponents carrying signs ... Read More »

US Signing of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen G. Sebelius US Signing of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Today, the United States joins 141other nations who have signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The signing of the UN Convention sends an important message that this country is committed to equal ... Read More »