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Executive Director’s Message: The Power And Meaning Behind Juneteenth

Executive Director’s Message: The Power And Meaning Behind Juneteenth

I felt the power listening to the incoming NASW National President Mit Joyner’s closing remarks on day one of the National Virtual Conference. Truth to Power. 

As an elementary school student learning about the Emancipation Proclamation, I naively associated the end of slavery with equality.  I quickly learned during my junior high school years that there was no freedom ..Read More…

New Practice Perspectives on NASEM Consensus Study Report: READ NOW

NASW played a lead role in conceiving and funding The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) Consensus Study Report, Integrating Social Care into the Delivery of Health Care: Moving Upstream to Improve the Nation’s Health. This landmark report recognizes that social workers are specialists in identifying and addressing social needs, and it includes numerous ..Read More…

NASW-CA Seeking School Social Workers To Share Their Experience Amid School Closures

Social Workers! The team here at NASW-CA is seeking school social workers this weekend to tell their stories. If you or someone you know are interested in speaking to us about how you’ve had to adapt during the state-wide lockdown and school closures, please contact us via email at membership@naswca.org for more info and ..Read More…

JOIN US For Our Next Monthly Virtual Peer Support Group Meeting on May 11th!

NASW-CA’s Virtual Peer Support Group meets once every month! If you have questions, and would benefit from peer support regardless of the area you’re in, join us for our next meeting! We’ll be meeting on May 11th, 2020, from 7pm-8pm!

Register by going to www.naswca.org! Go to Events tab on the right side of the homepage ..Read More…

Take Action: Help Us Pass California’s Racial Justice Act #ConfrontRacism

California’s legal system is plagued by racial disparities and discrimination in arrest, trial and sentencing. For far too long pervasive, structural racism has led to unfair convictions and lengthy sentences for those who are Black, Brown, Indigenous, Native and people of color. Courts only reverse convictions in the most extreme cases, when there is strong evidence of intentional discrimination. In ..Read More…

FREE WEBINAR: Coping With the Financial Reality of COVID-19

NASW-North Carolina has partnered with the Center for Financial Social Work on this FREE, LIVE webinar on Thursday, April 9, 2020 at 2:00 PM EDT:

https://financialsocialwork.com/webinar/coping-with-the-financial-reality-of-covid-19

Coping with the Financial Reality of COVID-19

Adapting to the constantly changing instructions for protecting ourselves from COVID-19 (coronavirus) is difficult enough but equally problematic are the financial ..Read More…

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