By Mel Wilson, MBA, LCSW NASW Senior Policy Adviser The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (VRAA) was reintroduced in the House of Representatives by Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL) on September 19, with support of Democratic Congressional leadership and the voting...
This expansion of the ministerial exception risks threatening the civil rights of thousands of New Jersey employees.
W.E.B. DuBois is being honored in October 2023 as a social work pioneer by the NASW Foundation.
On July 24, 2023, the Michigan Supreme Court in Pueblo v. Haas ruled in our favor, granting unmarried people in same-sex relationships the right to seek custody and parenting time with their children even if there was no genetic connection.
NASW, including our Missouri Chapter, on July 20, 2023, requested Missouri Governor Parson grant clemency to Johnny Johnson, who was scheduled to be executed on Aug. 1, 2023.
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-MD) reintroduced the Democracy Restoration Act, federal legislation that seeks to restore voting rights in federal elections to the millions of disenfranchised Americans who have been released from prison but are still denied the right to vote.
The U.S. Supreme Court on June 29, 2023, made a ruling on affirmative action that will have profound and long-term implications for the country.