Social Workers Cannot Be Silent
Statement & Call to Action Against Racism & Race-Based Violence
“Do your laws against larceny and murder prevent those crimes? No law
will eliminate crimes, but at least you as legislators can assert to
the world that you recognize the evil of the present situation and speak
your intent to help us overcome discrimination.” - Elizabeth Peratrovich, 1945
Social justice is one of the most important values of the social work profession.
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