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CSWE to Participate in Social Work Day on the Hill


For Immediate Release
Lydell Thomas
Manager, Marketing and Communications

Washington, DC, March 17, 2015 – Who: Council on Social Work Education (CSWE)

What: Will participate in the first Social Work Day on the Hill.

Why: To celebrate the contributions social workers have made or will make to Congress and the federal government. More than two dozen social work organizations and schools will collaborate to create the event in conjunction with the Congressional Social Work Caucus.

When: March 17, 2015 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Where: Rayburn House Office Building

Founded in 1952, the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE) is the national association for social work education in the United States. Its members include more than 750 accredited baccalaureate and master’s degree social work programs, as well as individual social work educators, practitioners, and agencies dedicated to advancing quality social work education. Through its many initiatives, activities, and centers, CSWE supports quality social work education and provides opportunities for leadership and professional development, so that social workers play a central role in achieving the profession’s goals of social and economic justice. CSWE’s Commission on Accreditation is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation as the sole accrediting agency for social work education in the United States and its territories. Learn more at

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