NASW Deeply Troubled by Death of Stephon Clark



Stephon Clark (Photo courtesy of Stevante Clark)

The National Association of Social Workers California Chapter is deeply troubled by the death of Stephon Clark. Clark, an unarmed African American man, was shot to death by police in his grandmother’s backyard. The entire Sacramento community, including law enforcement, is saddened and shocked by ..Read More…


Executive Director’s Message


By Janlee Wong, NASWCA Executive Director

With the passage of the GOP tax bill, look for the GOP Congress to lead in 2018 with cuts to health and social programs to offset the cost of tax breaks for corporations and the wealthy.

While we know the theory behind the tax cuts is ..Read More…


Political Action

Professional Development

Free Webinar! The Licensure Process

Join us for a FREE WEBINAR on the CA Licensing Process with Membership Director, S. Jolene Hui, MSW, LCSW. This process can sometimes be difficult to decipher but we will go through it step by step so that you are organized and have a plan to get through it easily and ..Read More…

Council Reports


Innovation in Long-Term Care



 An innovative payroll tax to pay for long-term care hits headwinds in Washington state.

By Jason Bloome

The prospect of success was good. The bill had bipartisan support, made economic sense and provided financial relief for frail seniors at risk of blowing through their savings to pay for long-term care. Washington state’s innovative ..Read More…

Other News

Around the State

Stand Up, Stand Proud, Stand Together!


Dr. Peter Allen Lee, Director of the San Jose State University School of Social Work, leads the group in an inspirational cheer that celebrates the School of Social Work and the social work profession: “Stand Up, Stand Proud, Stand Together!”


Award winners from the NASW South Bay Unit Social ..Read More…