Monthly Archives: February 2020

NASW-CA: Launching a State Council on Aging

NASW-CA: Launching a State Council on Aging

The American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare (AASWSW) tackled a scientific review to bring focus for our social work profession’s actions; allowing us to see the most compelling and critical social issues of our day (https://grandchallengesforsocialwork.org/).  Each of the 12 grand challenges is a broad but discrete concept where social work ..Read More…

Do you get CalFresh? You Can Help! Help Us Find People Who Want to Stop Cuts

Western Center on Law and Poverty is looking for CalFresh recipients who may be cut from aid due to a new rule impacting people who are determined to be “Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents (ABAWD)”. We need your help to stop these cuts to the program.

We are urgently looking for impacted individuals in ..Read More…

WE ARE POWER: Community In Action Conference at CSU Northridge on February 29th – Register Now!

Attention Region G! Join CSUN’s Dept of Social Work for this amazing conference coming up soon! Registration link is below. Please refer to flyer above for all information. PDF Version available for download below!

CARCERALITY RULES EVERYTHING AROUND ME (C.R.E.A.M.): Understanding Forms of Carcerality & Rebuilding Relationships

FEBRUARY 29, 2020
8:30am-3:30pm
Free community event, ..Read More…

Now Accepting Applications for NASW Foundation Scholarships and Fellowships

Now Accepting Applications for NASW Foundation Scholarships and Fellowships

The NASW Foundation offers scholarships and fellowships to assist NASW student members pursuing a variety of social work specialties. 

Apply now for fellowships in health care and scholarships involving work with African American communities and with American Indian and ..Read More…

Available Positions in the School of Social Work at San Jose State University

The School of Social Work at San Jose State University is continuing to grow and improve its BASW and MSW programs, including our online/hybrid masters degree.  We are excited to announce 6 position openings.

Our main leadership is intact; we have a School Director, BASW Program Director, MSW Program Director, Field Education Director, and School Advisor. The roles ..Read More…

REGION A: San Francisco Unit Invites You To Celebrate Social Work Month!

Take a little time at the end of the day to celebrate Social Work Month with colleagues and friends.

Hosted by NASW­-CA Region A, San Francisco Unit:
● Reunite with social work buddies.
● Make new professional connections.
● Celebrate our profession.
● Relax in a supportive gathering.
● No-host bar.
● Tasty appetizers provided.

When:
Wednesday, March 4th, 2020
5:30-­7:30PM

Where:
The Beehive Cocktail Bar
842 Valencia St. (between 19th & 20th Streets) in San Francisco
Activities:   Networking, appetizers, and ..Read More…

REGION E: Join Us for 8th Annual Social Work Night at the Rockies vs. Padres Game at Petco Park!

REGION E! Join us for the 8th Annual Social Work Night at the San Diego Padres game playing against the Colorado Rockies. This event will be on March 28th at Petco Park.

This year’s theme is “Social Work: Advancing Long and Productive Lives”! We are excited to get everyone together again this year, and ..Read More…

REGION H: Community Meeting Being Held To Help Get Out The Vote on February 21st

 by Ahmanise Sanati, NASW-CA Region H Director

I received the honorable invitation to a community meeting with Congresswoman Maxine Waters late November with several other community members. We primarily discussed the new voting system happening in LA County, and the work we will be doing countywide to prepare for the upcoming election in March. Most ..Read More…

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