Dear CSWE Member,
As Congress continues its efforts to address the COVID-19 pandemic, CSWE encourages its members to consider this voluntary opportunity to contact their Members of Congress to ensure that future relief packages support social work education, practitioners, and the communities served by social work.
You can find the contact information for your member of the House of Representatives here and your Senators here.
You can copy and paste the message attached and below if emailing your Member of Congress or use it to guide your conversation.
Dear Senator/Representative X,
I am a member of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). I am contacting you today to ensure that social work is included in future COVID-19 relief efforts. Social workers have been a critical component of the COVID-19 response. Both the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated social workers as "essential workers." As future legislation is developed, I ask that Congress consider:
Thank you for your time and the consideration of these priorities.