The Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW-MA) is the largest professional social work organization in the state with 6,300 members representing every Senate and House district across the Commonwealth. Our members work in a broad range of settings including hospitals and health care settings, community agencies, jails and courts, government, academia, nursing homes, schools, private practice and more. The agenda of priority legislation serves to represent the diverse and varied social work and social justice concerns among our members.
Massachusetts operates on a two year legislative session, the current session runs from January 2, 2019-July 31, 2020.
Activist Opportunity: If you are interested in helping us set the legislative agenda, track legislation and are a member of NASW, join our Legislative Advocacy Committee by contacting the chair: Mary Ruhl, LICSW
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