Where Do We Go From Here?

The Political Social Worker

Everywhere we look budgets are being slashed and government grants are disappearing. Nonprofits are struggling to survive. Yet, everyday the number of people in need of services increases. There is no shortage of qualified social workers ready and able to go to work, but the jobs are not there despite the need for services. Are we going to continue to allow this to happen? What can social workers do to fight the defunding of needed social programs? What is the best way for us to band together to make a difference?

I really am interested in hearing your ideas so please comment.

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Deona Hooper

Deona Hooper is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Social Work Helper. Experienced web designer, social media strategist, and analyst with a Masters in Social Work with a concentration in Management and Community Practice as well as a Certificate in Nonprofit Management both from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Interested in publishing some of your blog articles on Social Work Helper, Email me at deona@socialworkhelper.com

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