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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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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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13
Apr

Substance Use on Long Island

Social Work Student Advocating for the Substance Use Population By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant Social Work Student and journalist Siobhán Cassidy was …

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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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20
Jan

State of the Union 2015

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant State of the Union 2015 The State of the Union address will be delivered by President Obama …

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02
May

4 Pieces of Legislation That Every Social Worker Should Know

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Below is a list and brief description of 4 Pieces of Legislation that Every Social Worker Should Know. …

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29
Jan

Immigration Reform: Will 2013 Be the Year Comprehensive Immigration Reform Becomes a Reality?

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Last night Social Work Chats had a wonderful and timely discussion on immigration reform and …

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14
Jan

Social Work Chats 1/14 #swunited

by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Social Work Chats is tonight at 8PM EST on Twitter.  The Topic will be the …

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10
Jan

Social Work Chats: Entitlement Reform

by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Entitlement Reform Congress has set a March 1st deadline to address entitlement cuts. Social Work …

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