Social Policy Action Network (SPAN)

What is SPAN?

NASW-MN’s SPAN committee works to maximize NASW-MN Members’ contact with elected officials; to advance the chapter's social policy agenda; and to provide learning opportunities around social policy issues important to social workers.

What does SPAN do?

SPAN’s activities include:

  • Development of the annual Legislative Agenda
  • Writing policy-related articles distribution to NASW-MN Members
  • Planning and organizing policy events and continuing education opportunities, combining policy and practice issues
  • Preparing policy action alerts for NASW-MN members.

Join SPAN!

If you are interested in joining SPAN and contributing to social work policy advocacy in Minnesota, contact NASW-MN at 651-293-1935 or

Our Minnesota Policy Partners

Child Welfare Advocacy Coalition

Mental Health Legislative Network

Minnesota Coalition of Licensed Social Workers

Minnesota Homes for All

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