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NASW-PACE field organizers talk about their experiences during election

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In an effort to elect candidates who support legislation and policies consistent with the goals of the social work profession and those served by the social work profession, the National Association of Social Workers Political Action for Candidate Election (NASW-PACE) employed field organizers in five key swing states during the 2020 election. These field organizers worked in Arizona, Georgia, North ... Read More »

Kadushin recalled as a social work giant

By Rena Malai, News staff NASW Social Work Pioneer® Alfred Kadushin was a giant in social work, said NASW-Wisconsin Executive Director Marc Herstand. Kadushin was soft-spoken and gentle, Herstand said, but his impact on the social work profession was — and continues to be — enormous. Kadushin died on Feb. 5 at the age of 97. He was a Julia ... Read More »

Wisconsin chapter works to amend ‘deadly force’ law

By Paul R. Pace, News staff The NASW Wisconsin Chapter is working to keep social workers and other human services staff safe from a law that allows homeowners to use deadly force in potential home invasions. Wisconsin lawmakers in late 2011 passed the Castle Doctrine, which states that if a person has “reason to believe” someone is breaking into their ... Read More »

Go Run Florida, New York and Wisconsin!

The White House Project has announced new training dates for the fall. The White House Project trains women to run for public office. Their award-winning Go Run leadership training will provide you with the inspiration, information, and necessary tools to lead a political life.  Whether you’re a political novice or embarking on a 2010 campaign, participants come away from the ... Read More »