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Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 @ 9:30AM

Will Young Voters Come of Age in 2018?

It may be now or never young people. If another round of elections goes by with many of you standing on the sidelines, it may be too late to turn this ship around. Too many of you sat out while Donald Trump gave you 30 years of Neil Gorsuch on…

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Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 @ 9:47AM

Unleashing the Power of Social Work

The very idea of social work is powerful. That a profession can be built on the foundation of beneficence towards others in society, particularly those who are most vulnerable, makes ours a force for good in a world where greed, bigotry, and selfishness exist in no small quantity. Those who…

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Tuesday, September 27th, 2016 @ 9:21AM

Voting Is Social Work

Today, Tuesday, September 27 is National Voter Registration Day and social workers are joining celebrities, volunteers and civic-minded Americans across the country in various efforts to encourage citizens to register and exercise their right to vote. As the November 8 presidential election approaches, so are deadlines for registration. Most states…

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Monday, September 5th, 2016 @ 7:25AM

Social Workers, Millennials, and the Future of America

September 27 is National Voter Registration Day and September is National Voter Registration Month as declared by the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) which collectively promotes expanding access to elections and implementing new and innovative methods of voter registration. NASS maintains a nonpartisan website www.canivote.org that provides information…

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Wednesday, December 16th, 2015 @ 9:45AM

Can Millennials Regain Faith in Government?

There were a few troubling findings in the survey of the nation’s millennial population recently released by the Institute on Politics (IOP) at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School.  C-SPAN’s Washington Journal’s Monday morning segment focused on the fact that half of the 1,665 millennial respondents believe that the American…

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Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 @ 9:34AM

Young Social Workers Say the Future is Now

Things are changing in these United States.  Just this year we have witnessed several significant developments that have altered the history of this nation.  Among them are the Supreme Court’s sanctioning of same sex marriage and striking down challenges to the Affordable Care Act.  And after the horrendous tragedy in…

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