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Your source for the social work profession in North Carolina.

Legislators Return to Raleigh!

This post originally went out last week to social workers subscribed to our Advocacy Alerts and Updates. Click here to sign up to receive these alerts. Wednesday, January 14, 2015 … Continue reading

January 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why the NCGA not adjourning is important

The Most Important Thing The Legislature Did (original posting) By D. G. Martin August 2014 The most important thing the legislature did this year is what it did not do. … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 Short Session, Week 4

By Kay Castillo, Director of Advocacy, Policy and Legislation Last week at the legislature was a whirlwind and it was great that many of you showed up to advocate! On … Continue reading

June 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

2014 Short Session, Week 1

By Kay Castillo, NASW-NC Director of Advocacy, Policy and Legislation Legislators are back in session! Legislators were off to a quick start on Wednesday, May 14th, the first day of … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Celebrate Social Work Month in North Carolina!

The nation’s largest group of social workers, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), begins its month-long celebration of the profession in March. Social workers in hospitals, clinics, schools, universities, … Continue reading

March 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Misconceptions about Advocacy

Legislative advocacy can be a confusing part of the social work profession. Most people are intimidated to speak with legislators or even begin to try and figure out how to … Continue reading

October 24, 2013 · 1 Comment

If not Moral Mondays, what? Opinion Piece

If not Moral Mondays, what? D.G. Martin “I want to do something, something besides Moral Mondays.” A friend was asking me what he could do to stop what the New … Continue reading

August 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

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