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Voting is Social Work

We are excited to update ACOSA members, constituencies and colleagues on the National Social Work Voter Mobilization Campaign's latest activities. With more and more social workers coming aboard, here is how you and they can participate!

  • REGISTER and "pledge to participate" at www.votingissocialwork.org.
  • DONATE: Your contribution to this volunteer project supports our administrative, technical, programmatic and outreach capacities. You can pay - (anonymously or by name) by credit card (see website) or by check payable to ACOSA Voter Campaign at 20560 Bensley Ave., Lynwood, IL. 60411. For invoice, receipt or questions, email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .
  • ATTEND one of the 4 upcoming live webinars - most with CEUs. Choose one or more that interests you. All also cover the basics plus Q and A. The attached flyer provides information. To register go to www.votingissocialwork.org.> Voting Resource >Upcoming Events
    • Fri. 9/21/18 (11-12 noon, ET): Nonpartisan Voter Engagement in Hyper-Partisan Communities (One CE pending NASW National and MI)
    • Mon. 9/24/18 (10:00 -11:30 am, ET): Voting is Social Work (1.5 CEU, CT NASW)
    • Wed. 10/3/18 (12-2 pm, ET): For social work classroom and field educators. Social Work Education's Role in Voter Turnout: How Faculty, Field, and Schools Can Support Students and Communities to Vote (2 CEUs pending NASW National and MI)
    • Wed. 10/17/18 (12:00 1:00 pm, ET): Social Work Leaders: Group Discussion on How Professional Organizations Can Support Their Members, Schools of Social Work and Communities to Vote (not CE eligible)
  • JOIN our Facebook Group, the National Social Worker Voter Mobilization Group for ideas for and frequent updates on Voting is Social Work activities.
  • CONTACT us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or our Facebook Group to share what you/your organizations are doing to engage clients, agency, or communities. in voter education.

Flyer with Upcoming Webinar Details and Registration Information

 

ARTICLE: "Voting Is Social Work: Voter Empowerment and the National Social Work Voter Mobilization Campaign" by Terry Mizrahi and Mimi Abramovitz