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Lobbying & Grassroots Organizing

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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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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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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30
Jun

The Power of Social Media

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant On the morning of June 22nd House Democrats stood up for gun violence prevention by sitting down. …

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09
Mar

Update: Advocacy Education

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant I haven’t posted much these last few months because I have been incredibly busy. I recently …

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19
Apr

Ferguson’s Impact & Social Media as An Advocacy Tool

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant On April 20th at 1:00 PM EST Social Work Helper and  Howard University School of Social …

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24
Feb

How Social Workers Can Engage Congress

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach consultant How social workers can engage congress in the pursuit of social justice will be the topic …

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12
Feb

Want To Call Your Congressman But Don’t Know How?

By Rachel L. West The Political Social Worker Have you ever wanted to call your congressman about a particular piece of legislation but weren’t sure …

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18
Jun

E-Advocacy: Social Media as a Campaign Tool

By Rachel L. West The Political Social Worker There is no denying the role social media played in the 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns.  Much …

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