Students attend the NASW-Alabama chapter’s Advocacy Day

Seven undergraduate and graduate students attended the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Alabama Chapter’s Advocacy Day in Montgomery.

NASW 2019Seven undergraduate and graduate students — Evelyn Nichols, Kelsey Allison, Joshua Sewell, Whitney Zeigler, Ashlee Lawler, Laura Sanders, and Joseph Abua — attended the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Alabama Chapter’s Advocacy Day in Montgomery on April 11, 2019. They learned about advocating for policy change with elected officials.

Students also had the opportunity to listen to the keynote speaker, Mildred "Mit" C. Joyner who is a Professor Emerita of Social Work at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. She was named an NASW Pioneer in 2011.