Fall, 2004                                                                                                                                              Volume 8, Issue 1

Social Welfare Policy

The Newsletter of the Social Welfare Policy and Policy Practice Group


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SWPPG Holds Regional Meeting in Columbia

The Social Welfare Policy and Practice Group hosted a regional get together on the University of South Carolina 
Campus. for policy faculty and interested social workers on Friday, September 10.The purpose of the meeting was to discuss voting and how to get social work students involved in the election.  Speakers included Dave Dempsey, NASW Government Relations Director and Leon Ginsberg, USC Dean.

Faculty from North and South Carolina attended the event, along with policy minded social workers. There was a spirited discussion about the importance of the election and how  we, as social workers, can contribute.



Websites About the Election

Rock the Vote  


Project Vote Smart


League of Women Voters


Move On





Photos by John McNutt