Archive for political social work

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 @ 8:42AM

Run Allison Run!

Allison Berkowitz has championed many causes and now social workers and others can support her efforts to win a seat in the Maryland House of Delegates representing the state’s 7th District. You can learn about her on her campaign website and donate to her campaign on her fundraising website. Allison…

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Tuesday, May 15th, 2018 @ 9:45AM

Can Social Work Help Save Democracy? Part I

It becomes more evident as each day of the Trump Administration passes, that there is a deliberate and sustained attack aimed at the institutions of our democratic society. Special prosecutor Robert Mueller who was charged with investigating into Russia’s tampering in the 2016 Presidential election, has been under constant attack…

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Wednesday, February 7th, 2018 @ 1:09PM

Grand Challenge is a Focus of Social Work Day on the Hill

March is Social Work Month and the time CRISP holds its Student Advocacy Day and Social Work Day on the Hill events. On Wednesday, March 21st at 9:00 a.m. we will be back at the National Press Club for our annual Policy and Politics Forum that will feature the work…

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Monday, October 6th, 2014 @ 12:21PM

Meet Tanya Rhodes Smith—the New Director of the Nancy A. Humphreys Institute for Political Social Work

Recent events in Ferguson, Missouri and continuous efforts by various states to limit the voting power of progressive constituents demand that social workers be more politically active.  Nancy A. Humphreys has led the effort to educate social workers about the importance of being involved in the political process and getting…

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Monday, June 17th, 2013 @ 7:33AM

Nancy Humphreys Has The Right Idea: Social Workers Must Be Political

Nancy Humphreys is one of those people who when you meet them, you wish you had met them many years before.  When I first got the idea to create an institute to complement the Congressional Social Work Caucus, Betsy Clark suggested that I talk to Dr. Humphreys.  That I did…

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