Voting is Social Work

Dear Voting IS Social Work Colleague:
We are excited to update you, your clients, constituencies and colleagues on the National Social Work Voter Mobilization Campaign’s latest activities. With more and more social workers coming aboard, here is how you and they can participate!
1) REGISTER and “pledge to participate” at www.votingissocialwork.org.
2) DONATE: Your contribution to this volunteer project supports our administrative, technical, programmatic and outreach capacities. You can pay – (anonymously or by name) by credit card  (see website) or by check payable to ACOSA Voter Campaign at 20560 Bensley Ave., Lynwood, IL. 60411. For invoice, receipt or questions, emailinfo@votingissocialwork.org.
3) ATTEND one of the 4 upcoming live webinars—most with CEUs. Choose one or more that interests you All also cover the basics plus Q and A. The attached flyer provides information. To register go to www.votingissocialwork.org > Voting Resource > Upcoming Events
  • Fri. 9/21/18 (11-12 noon, ET): Nonpartisan Voter Engagement in Hyper-Partisan Communities (One CE pending NASW National and MI)
  • Mon. 9/24/18 (10:00 -11:30 am, ET): Voting is Social Work (1.5 CEU, CT NASW)
  • Wed. 10/3/18 (12-2 pm, ET): For social work classroom and field educators .social Work Education’s Role in Voter Turnout: How Faculty, Field, and Schools Can Support Students and Communities to Vote (2 CEUs pending NASW National and MI)
  • Wed. 10/17/18 (12:00 1:00 pm, ET): Social Work Leaders: Group Discussion on How Professional Organizations Can Support Their Members, Schools of Social Work and Communities to Vote (not CE eligible)
4) JOIN our Facebook Group, the National Social Worker Voter Mobilization Group for ideas for and frequent updates on Voting is Social Work activities/
5) CONTACT us at info@votingissocialwork.org or our Facebook Group to share what
you/your organizations are doing to engage clients, agency, or communities. in voter education
Current Organizational Endorsers (in process) Council on Social Work Education (CSWE); North American Network of Field Educators and Directors (NANFED); National Association of Deans and Directors (NADD); Special Commission to Advance Macro Practice in Social Work; Association for Community Organization and Social Administration (ACOSA); Association of Baccalaureate Social Work Program Directors (BPD); #MacroSW; Network for Social Work Management (NSWM); Influencing Social Policy (ISP); Latino Social Workers Organization, National Rural Social Work Caucus, plus many NASW State Chapters and Schools of Social Work (See website for full listing)

We look forward to working together to make a difference.

Terry Mizrahi and Mimi Abramovitz, Co- Chairs
(tmizrahi@ hunter.cuny.edu) and (iabramov@hunter.cuny.edu)

Upcoming Webinar Trainings for Social Workers and Schools


Supporting Nonpartisan Vote Engagement in Hyper-partisan TimesWEBINAR- Friday, September 21, 2018, 11:00am – 12:00pm ET (Approval for 1 CE pending)
Register Here

Voting is Social Work WEBINAR: Monday, September 24, 2018, 10:00am – 11:30pm ET (1.5 CEUs available)
Register Here

Social Work Education’s Role in Voter Turnout: How Faculty, Field and Schools Can Support Students and Communities to Vote WEBINAR -Wednesday, October 3, 2018, 12:00 – 2:00pm ET (2 CEUs available pending NASW National and MI approval)
Register Here

Social Work Leaders: Group Discussion on How Professional Organizations Can Support Their Members, Schools of Social Work a and Communities to Vote WEBINAR: Wednesday, October 17, 2018, 12:00 – 1:00 ET ( not CE eligible)
Register Here

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