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28
Dec

Top 5 Articles of 2015

By Rachel L. West Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant Here we are, the last week of 2015. This was a year that truly flew by …

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29
Apr

The Social Worker-Shaped Void in State Legislation

By Jennifer Petersen Contributor Jennifer Petersen is a macro social worker based in NYC who is currently working for Montana’s House of Representatives.  She writes …

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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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09
Jul

E-Advocacy: Meet THOMAS

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW Advocacy & Community Outreach Consultant Update: The Library of Congress revamped Thomas. It it now known as Congress.gov. Continuing …

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02
Jul

E-Advocacy: Free Tools for Monitoring Legislation

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker Monitoring Legislation with Gov Track For many macro social workers there is a need to …

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06
Jun

Legislative Update: Ruth Moore Act Passes in the House

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker The Ruth Moore Act On Tuesday June 4th the House passed the Ruth Moore act …

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02
Jun

Legislative Update: The Ruth Moore Act Added to House Calendar

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker The Ruth Moore Act (HR 671) has been added to the House calendar for a …

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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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16
Feb

Bits & Pieces: Social Work and Technology

By Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker From social work and technology to misogyny; these are a few of the stories that …

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03
Feb

Senate to Consider Violence Against Women Act

by Rachel L. West, MSW, LMSW The Political Social Worker The United States Senate will consider a bill to re-authorize the Violence Against Women Act …

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