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Macro-Related Resources

Social work is a field where education is constant. We are always learning new skills, models, and perspectives. In the spirit of keeping your personal practice fresh, use the resources on this page.

Professional Organizations

Association for Community Organization and Social Action (ACOSA):

Influencing Social Policy (ISP):

Network for Social Work Management (NSWM):

MacroSW – a collaborative that sponsors hour-long macro twitter chats every Thursday evening at 9 pm Eastern Time (Fall through Spring). Website has library of archived content:



Introductory Guide to Macro Social Work

The Community Toolbox:

The Asset-Based Community Development Institute:

Confronting Poverty: Tools for Understanding Economic Hardship and Risk:

Discovering Community Power: A Guide to Mobilizing Community Assets and Your Organization's Capacity

Information for Practice:

Political Social Worker:

Social Media

The Social Work Resistance @SWKResistance

Gentle Reminder: Social & Poltical Action is part of the @nasw code of ethics. We are social workers of the resistance, fighting an anti-social work agenda.

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