NASW-NC Social Work Blog

Your source for the social work profession in North Carolina.

NC Election Results

Yesterday’s election results shocked many across the state with several powerful legislators being unseated or barely winning their districts. North Carolina had some very competitive, very expensive races. Our own … Continue reading

November 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Voting Rights Act- Call to Action

By Kay Castillo, Director of Advocacy, Policy and Legislation, NASW North Carolina In Congress, a bill has been introduced to Amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965.This is a bipartisan … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Government Shutdown- What deal was reached?

The government shutdown has ended after sixteen days. As of today, all furloughed workers will return to work and federal agencies will resume work as usual. The Senate voted 81-18 … Continue reading

October 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Take Action: End the Government Shutdown

Your Congressional leaders need to hear from you! Until now, the Government has been on partial shutdown. On Oct. 17th, the Federal debt limit will expire with no legislative action … Continue reading

October 15, 2013 · 1 Comment

NASW and allies working to save SNAP benefits

Original post by NASW. This is a Federal bill. Please contact your Congressmen/women and US Senators when advocating against this bill. You can find who represents you here.  SNAP is a United … Continue reading

October 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

Improving Mental Health Care

Senate Finance Leaders Ask how Medicare, Medicaid Changes Can Break Down Barriers, Improve Care in Open Letter to Mental Health Community  WASHINGTON – Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

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