By Mel Wilson, MBA, LCSW – NASW Senior Policy Adviser In the face of a period of national tension and uncertainty about the future of America’s democracy, voting rights activists were shaken by another attack on one of our fundamental rights - the unencumbered right...
Court rules says private citizens and groups do not have authority to challenge states for violating voting rights
It is not too much to insist our political leaders at least enact commonsense gun laws aimed at reducing gun violence.
By Alison Laurio The NASW New Hampshire chapter’s May 4 symposium titled Getting to the Root: Dismantling Racism in Family Separation Systems was presented in partnership with the University of New Hampshire’s social work department, which provided some funding, said...
W.E.B. DuBois is being honored in October 2023 as a social work pioneer by the NASW Foundation.
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.