Social Justice

I have a dream that one day the Social Work Profession will be universally known as The Profession that requires its members to not only embrace, but also known as The Profession that follows a Code of Ethics that demands equal treatment of all. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2019 2 Comments

An acrostic on social justice, a core value of the social work profession. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2019

Book review of Technology, Activism, and Social Justice in a Digital Age Read more

Reviews & Commentary

It is an ethical imperative to view clinical practice within the macro context as we strive to become life-long advocates and effective practitioners. Read more

Practice 2 Comments

Book review of Healing Justice: Holistic Self-Care for Change Makers Read more

Reviews & Commentary

On June 11, 2018, Net Neutrality officially ended. What was Net Neutrality all about? And how will the end of it affect social work? Read more


NASW vice president Mit Joyner calls on all social workers to lead the change our nation seeks. Collectively, she writes, all social workers will bend forcefully and without apology the arc of justice toward equality for all. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2018 3 Comments

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 Reverse Poetry Contest, hosted by The New Social Worker® magazine, in collaboration with Loyola University Chicago School of Social Work. Read more

Social Work Month Project 2018

Macro social workers asked: What constitutes a protest song? On the surface, this seems straightforward - a topical song with a focus on social justice and social change. That said, the best songs are propelled by their themes and their quality. Read more

Practice 1 Comments

Ken Nwadike, Jr., spoke at the PA NASW 2017 conference. Known as the "Free Hugs Guy," Nwadike is a peace activist who has gotten involved at events such as the Boston Marathon, protests, and rallies to spread love, peace, and hugs. Read more


We should be furious all the time as social workers. Read more

Creative Work 1 Comments

Absent - poetry by Rich H. Kenney, Jr., MSSW Read more

Creative Work

Calling from the roof top, I now sound the alarm for justice to be served. I call for social workers to take a unified stand by opening our mouths and embracing the social advocacy aspects of our profession. Read more

Creative Work

New social work graduates, your freshness will infuse essential energy into the minds of your clients and your agencies alike. We are lucky to have you! Read more

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