Category Archives: National Association of Social Workers

The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act passes in the U.S. House of Representatives

Yesterday, March 30th, 2009 in the early evening hours, Congressman Bobby Rush succeeded in gaining nearly unanimous consensus among our Congressional leaders to pass The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act. In a vote of 391 – 8, your representatives overwhelming … Continue reading

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N.O.W. endorses the Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act

Just heard from Kim Gandy this afternoon, (NOW’s very dynamic president), that they have endorsed The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act. This is great news and adds a constituent base of 250,000 people to our collective voice. National Organization for … Continue reading

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The National Association of Social Workers (NASW) endorses the Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act!!

This week, I was thrilled to recieve word from NASW’s national office in DC, that they are officially endorsing The Melanie Blocker Stokes MOTHERS Act, leading the way for state chapters to also begin working locally on growing constituent and … Continue reading

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