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15
Dec

Make Your Voice Heard

Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker It is Time For A Seriouse Discussion on Gun Control It has been a very difficult …

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21
Nov

Social Workers In Politics: How Do I Get There?

by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Social Workers in Politics A few months ago I wrote a post for socialworkhelper.com about …

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22
Oct

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Defends ObamaCare In New Video

Pearl Jam’s Mike McCready Defends ObamaCare In New Video Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready has released a new video urging that people only vote for …

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09
Oct

What Are Our National Goals? | Social Justice Solutions – Social Work and Social Justice News and Blogs

What Are Our National Goals? | Social Justice Solutions – Social Work and Social Justice News and Blogs. A  post from SJS on income inequity.

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09
Oct

Election 2012: Get Out The Vote

by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Be aware that most states have voter registration deadlines.  That means if you are not …

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07
Oct

Marriage Equality Isn’t The Only Issue

by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Great strides are being made when it comes to marriage equality, but it is important …

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04
Oct

Senator Bennet Introduces LGBT Elder Americans Act

by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker This is so needed.  You can read and track this bill, and any other bill, …

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26
Sep

Workplace Pregnancy Bill Introduced Despite Opposition

Workplace Pregnancy Bill Introduced Despite Opposition.

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18
Sep

I Said It Before And I’ll Say It Again: 1996 Welfare Reform Act Was Bad Public Policy

by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker On Monday I posted a link to an article about one of the first studies …

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17
Sep

Poorest miss out on benefits, experience more material hardship, since 1996 welfare reform

Ybarra argues that the results of this study “should prompt policymakers to be more aware of the income diversity among the poor and the ways …

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