Category Archives: Press

NASW on amicus brief before U.S. Supreme Court seeking to overturn Texas abortion law

NASW on amicus brief before U.S. Supreme Court seeking to overturn Texas abortion law The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) on Oct. 27, 2021 and 10 other civil rights organizations joined in an amicus brief led by the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law in the Whole Women’s Health v. Jackson case filed in the … Continue reading NASW on amicus brief before U.S. Supreme Court seeking to overturn Texas abortion law

NASW Submits Comments for Information on Medicaid & CHIP Access to Coverage

National Office submitted comments in response to the CMS Request for Information on Medicaid & CHIP Access to Coverage. To read the comments, click here.   

500 NYC DOE School Social Worker Openings!

500 NYC DOE School Social Worker Openings! Opportunities for School Social Workers: There are 500 School Social Work Openings in NYC (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Staten Island).   These are ongoing recruitment.  You must follow the specific application process in the link below.  These openings are in specific schools K-12 with various needs including:  School Assessment … Continue reading 500 NYC DOE School Social Worker Openings!

BSW Student Representative Evelyn Lopez-Rodriguez, Advocates for Undocumented Workers...

New York lawmakers are nearing agreement on a $2 billion fund that would provide assistance to jobless workers who were excluded from unemployment benefits during the pandemic, including undocumented immigrants. As activists hold hunger strikes and march for the excluded workers fund, several suburban lawmakers continue to express concern that the effort goes too far even … Continue reading BSW Student Representative Evelyn Lopez-Rodriguez, Advocates for Undocumented Workers During COVID-19

Executive Director, Samantha Fletcher and Board President, Michael Capiello Return to...

In this Special Podcast Episode we kick-off Social Work Month 2021 with the NASWNYS Chapter Leadership.  Listen as Dr. Samantha Fletcher, Exec. Dir. and  Mr. Michael T. Capiello, Board President give a State-of-the-Chapter overview.  Dr. Fletcher, visits the show again to talk all things Social Work. Mr. Capiello details how the board stays in lock-step … Continue reading Executive Director, Samantha Fletcher and Board President, Michael Capiello Return to The “Kelsunn-on-the-Air” Social Work Podcast!

NASW-NYS Intern Kwamiah Little Launches “This Is Social Work” Project

The National Association of Social Workers – New York State Chapter launched the This is Social Work campaign in February 2020. The project aims to spread awareness about the diversity of the social work profession and highlight the vibrant, dedicated personalities of social workers through interviewing and storytelling… Read More Here