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Women’s March on Washington Recollections

Photo by Dina Kastner

National Association of  Social Workers Senior Field Organizer Dina Kastner, MSS, MLSP, helped bring hundreds of NASW members to Washington, D.C. for the Women’s March on Washington on January 21. She decided to write about her experiences: On Saturday, January 21, 2017, millions of women, men and children joined marches across the world as part of the Women’s March on ... Read More »

NASW involved in original March on Washington and anniversary events

By Rena Malai, News staff Washington, D.C.’s National Mall vibrated with energy on Aug. 24 as tens of thousands of people from across the U.S. gathered to celebrate the “National Action to Realize the Dream,” the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. NASW members and staff were among those who attended the march, and ... Read More »

NASW leaders gather for workshops, Hill visits and award ceremonies

By Rena Malai and Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW chapter executive directors, presidents and presidents-elect traveled to Washington, D.C., in April to participate in the 2013 Annual Leadership Meeting held at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill. The four-day meeting, with the theme “A Profession of Leaders in a Leading Profession,” offered an opportunity for NASW leaders to network, ... Read More »

NASW takes part in International AIDS Conference

By Paul R. Pace, News staff NASW hosted a discussion July 24 in the LGBT Networking Zone at the 2012 International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C. Speakers from various disciplines gathered for the session called “LGBTI Human Rights: Building Capacities through National and International Associations and Federations.” The event was open to anyone at the conference’s Global Village section. Attendees ... Read More »

Philip Lucas Honored at D.C. Memorial Event

Two prayer vigils and a service were conducted in October to mark the centennial of the 2001 anthrax attacks at the U.S. Postal Service’s Brentwood facility in Washington, D.C. Philip Lucas, past president of the NASW Metro Washington Chapter, spoke at the service and was part of a support team after the initial attacks, which killed two employees: Joseph Curseen ... Read More »

Social Workers in the News: Article on Michelle Obama and DC’s Poor

From Social Justice and the First Lady – Newsweek by Eleanor Clift – July 3, 2009 “They are the legacy of a failed social policy that began in the 1980’s with the de-institutionalization of people with mental illness on the assumption that communities with the help of pharmaceuticals would absorb their care. “And that didn’t happen,” says Schroeder Stribling, a ... Read More »