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  • Legislative Committee

    Legislative Committee

    The Legislative Committee is a vehicle for social workers and students to learn about and engage with the political process on behalf of our clients, our profession, and our values and ethics. The committee purpose and responsibilities as outlined by NASW: 

    • To promote NASW legislative policies consistent with the goals of the social work profession and those served by the profession 
    • To recommend a legislative agenda to the NASW-VT Board of Directors 
    • To recommend programming for Social Work Legislative Day
    • To promote education, leadership, and advocacy among members of the social work profession.

    During the legislative session, we actively work with the legislative consultants and executive director in responding to legislation, and support chapter member’s advocacy efforts in contacting legislators and testifying for relevant bills. Please join us as we take action to make a difference in the profound impact of policy on our clients and our communities. 

    This committee meets the third Thursday of the month at noon. 

    Contact chair Lacey Sloan at lsloan.naswvt@gmail.com  to get started! 

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    https://zoom.us/j/91989810310?pwd=OEJmQnJaV2xVZThIdVJySVh3U2JiQT09

    Meeting ID: 919 8981 0310
    Passcode: 654516
     
     
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  • Social Justice Committee

    Social Justice Committee

    Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion are embedded in social work mission and values. While we can see progress in our society and within our profession, we know there is much more work to be done. This committee will identify, explore, and take action on a limited number of specific issues to meaningfully impact our Chapter, clients, and communities.  
     
    This committee will work in tandem with the Policy Committee to promote and advocate when appropriate.
     
    This committee will meet the fourth Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm via
    Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/96457417514?pwd=cGV3eFhHeW5YdHI4cDIwZkVkWXJFUT09

    Meeting ID: 964 5741 7514
    Passcode: 397616
     
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