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JOIN US! Los Angeles Board Of Supervisors Proclamation For Social Work Month On March 4th

Please join us on Wednesday, March 4th for Los Angeles County’s Board of Supervisors Meeting. We would like to get as many social workers as we can for a big show of support! Supervisor Hilda Solis will be making a Proclamation to designate March as Social Work Month! Social workers from Region I will also ..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…

ALL HANDS ON DECK: Resources Available as California 2020 Census Approaches

NASW Members, as part of our mission to advocate for the clients we serve, it is our civic duty to do what we can to help get the word count and get everyone counted in California. As you may know, every ten years our federal government conducts a census to count everyone living in the ..Read More…

Press Release: Senators Glazer & McGuire Unveil Bills to Secure Cell Phone Towers, Provide Power Packs to Vulnerable Residents & Help Hospitals During Power Outages

Rebecca Gonzales, NASW-CA’s Director of Government Relations and Political Affairs, and our NASW-CA interns were in attendance at today’s press conference where Senator Glazer announced legislation to aid vulnerable residents have emergency access to electricity during natural disasters. Press release below:

Senator Steve Glazer, January 08, 2020 Photo credit: California Senate Democrats Wednesday, January 08, ..Read More…

Crystal Anthony: A Social Worker’s journey from the Super Bowl to the Board of Behavioral Sciences

By S. Jolene Hui, MSW, LCSW
NASW-CA Membership Director

Crystal Anthony is a voice for her community. And now she is a voice for social workers in the state of California.

A Licensed Clinical Social Worker and NASW member, Anthony was recently appointed by Governor Newsom to serve on the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. ..Read More…

Get to know your Regional Leader: Janice Huang, MSW, Assistant Regional Director Region B

Janice joined NASW in 2015 as a member and was elected for the Assistant Regional Director position with Region B in 2019. Janice decided to run for this position because she cares deeply about professional standards, organizational services, and professional development. She believes that we can bring members together to work on maintaining and creating ..Read More…

Eureka City and Del Norte County Schools Partner with HSU Social Work on New Mental Health Grant

Photo provided by Humboldt State University This is a press release from Humboldt State University:

Nov 20, 2019

A pair of new grants from the U.S. Department of Education will bring nearly $5 million to Humboldt and Del Norte county schools to train and place Humboldt State Master of Social Work (MSW) students as school ..Read More…

Announcing the NASW-California Chapter Natural Disaster Online Continuing Education (CE) Scholarship

FILE PHOTO: Firefighters battle a wind-driven wildfire called the Saddle Ridge fire in the early morning hours Friday in Porter Ranch, California, U.S., October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Gene Blevins

To support current NASW members (1) who reside full-time in California; (2) who are currently registered with the licensing board (BBS); and who lost their permanent residence or ..Read More…

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