2022 Annual Fall Conference Committee (not seeking new members)
Plan, organize and implement the 2022 in-person multi-day conference, focused on quality training, resource-sharing, and networking for social workers from all practice areas.
Meets second Monday of the month from 4:30-6 p.m. October through September
Develop and plan ethics trainings, provide ethics consultation to members, review ethical violations following MN Board of Social Work action, and work alongside NASW’s national office to enforce the NASW Code of Ethics.
Meets November 2, 2021, February 1 and May 3, 2022 from 8-9:30 a.m.
Review Minnesota and national social work licensing statutes and make recommendations to bring to the MN Board of Social Work’s Legislation & Rules Committee.
Meets second Friday of the month from 12:30-2 p.m. every other month, September through May
Political Action for Candidate Election (MN-PACE)
MN-PACE is the chapter’s nonpartisan political action committee, which Interviews candidates for state and local elected office throughout Minnesota, and endorses those who best represent social work values in the public policy arena.
Meets second Wednesday of the month from 4:30-5:30 p.m. September through June
Racial Justice Committee
deeply to, and leverage voices of communities and members of color; engage in
long-term hard work and take action from our learning to break down oppressive
Meets first Friday of month from 9-10 a.m. September through May
Social Policy Action Network (SPAN)
Develop chapter’s legislative agenda; draft position statements on significant policy issues; follow bills and develop action alerts; work with coalition partners on lobbying strategies; and plan and execute policy events, including Social Work Day at the Capitol.
Meets third Wednesday of the month from 8-9:30 a.m. September through June