A Message from the NASW-CA Board President

A Message from the NASW-CA Board President



By Dr. Sylvester Bowie

This is my first opportunity to say Happy Thanksgiving as your chapter president and board chair. While some of our members have had their faith tested as they have faced challenges including fires, unhealthy air, school closure and other activities that might question the desire to give thanks.

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Squirrel Hill

By Janlee Wong, NASWCA Executive Director

The California Chapter of NASW echoes our sister Pennsylvania Chapter in offering our deepest condolences to the families, friends and communities of the victims in the Squirrel Hill synagogue mass killing.

Yes, some of our leaders have decried the shooting, but some haven’t or not adequately in ..Read More…

Mental Health Issue or Not: There Are Too Many Guns Out There


By Janlee Wong

Sadly, the political discourse in this country has become so polarized (aided and abetted by the White House) that instead of discussing the massive availability of guns in this country as contributing to mass shootings, politicians dismiss the issue as the actions of a “deranged” individual for which nothing ..Read More…