June 18 - This executive order to reform policing is inadequate and fails to address systemic racism in our nation. #NASW supports the Justice in Policing Act (H.R. 7120) from #socialworker Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), which has more than 200 co-sponsors in the House. That bill is a good first step.
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May 29 - "We are sad and outraged at the events surrounding George Floyd’s death. We mourn the loss of his life, and are angered by the way it was taken from him. But we are not shocked, we are not surprised. This is not new...We cannot let our lack of surprise turn into apathy. Silence holds us complicit. We will not stand by as the pain, trauma, and voices of our neighbors and communities go unheard. We must do better."
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