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From the Director
The Political Is Personal; Take Action
By Elizabeth J. Clark, Ph.D., ACSW, MPH

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Budgets Balanced at Expense of Mentally Ill
Tucson Tragedy Draws Attention to Weaknesses in States’ Behavioral Health Systems
“This is one of the most damaging periods in states’ history, and we don’t know exactly when it’s going to be over.”
By Matthew Malamud, News Staff

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NASW, Chapters Set Social Work Month Activities in Motion
“If social workers can show our unity and our size through a series of small, simple actions, we can continue the difficult work of educating the general public about the hard work we do.”
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

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Healthy People 2020 Adds 12 Topic Areas
“NASW members have a front-line view of the nation’s most pressing health issues.”
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

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Ruling a Victory for Workers’ Rights
NASW Board Presented With LDF Annual Report
“We have little difficulty concluding ... [the] firing of Thompson violated Title VII.”
By Matthew Malamud, News Staff

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Social Work’s Voice in Congress
Ofosu wants “to position NASW to be the legislative voice for the profession.”
By Matthew Malamud, News Staff

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Alaska Chapter Hires New Executive Director
Loomis served two years on the chapter’s board of directors when the E.D. position became available.
By Paul R. Pace, News Staff

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Social Work in the Public Eye

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