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13
Dec

Battle for the Internet

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant On December 14th the FCC will meet to vote on ending net neutrality. This will have …

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20
Oct

Enacting Sensible Gun Laws

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant In the wake of the most recent mass shooting, I hosted a #MacroSW Twitter chat on …

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05
Aug

It Would Be Funny If It Weren’t So Terrifying

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant It is the kind of thing that make you wonder if on November 9th we collectively …

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23
May

Political Boot Camp

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant The Congressional Research Insitute for Social Work and Policy (CRISP) is hosting a political boot camp …

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26
Apr

The First 100 Days

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant The new¬†White House administrations first 100 days are upon us. It is hard to believe it …

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22
Mar

Save Our Health Care

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant On Thursday March 23rd the U.S. House is scheduled to vote on repealing the ACA and …

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16
Feb

The ACA and Social Work

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant The ACA (Affordable Care Act) has led to a drop in the rate of uninsured Americans. …

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11
Feb

You Should Run

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant One takeaway from the past three weeks is that more social workers need to run for …

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24
Nov

You Gotta Fight. For Your Right.

To Protest By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant A Washington State Senator has proposed a bill that would allow for protesters to …

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22
Nov

Day of Action

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant Today I’m writing thank you letter to New York State Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer. …

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