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Social Work Day at the Legislature - 1/31/2018 - 10:30 AM start time
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Social Work Day at the Legislature - 1/31/2018 - 10:30 AM start time

Social work professionals, students and faculty-you are invited to attend this years annual "Social Work Day at the Legislature 2018!” (Choose one of three dates and specific time to attend: This registration is for 10:30 AM on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018)

When: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018
10:30 AM
Where: Arizona Capitol Museum
1700 W. Washington St.
Historic Senate Chambers
Phoenix, AZ  85007
United States
Contact: Jeremy Arp

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2018 Social Work Day at the Legislature

The National Association of Social Workers, Arizona Chapter invites social workers, social work students, and social work faculty to participate in our Social Work Day at the Legislature series of events in 2018!

This year, we offer three separate dates to attend. Note that you would want to attend only one of the three dates:
1/31 8:30 AM or 10:30 AM
2/1 8:30 AM or 10:30 AM
2/21 8:30 AM or 10:30 AM


Please register for only one of the dates/times. Arrive on-time--we have much to cover! CLICK THE REGISTER BUTTON ABOVE TO REGISTER FOR THE 1/31/2018 DATE AT 10:30 AM.

Seating and space is limited for each event. Please review the following videos prior to your arrival:

If you are on facebook or twitter, please check out our page for updates.  


Directions and Parking

·  For Directions to the capitol:

·  For information about public transportation:

·   Parking at the capitol:

 (The open parking just east of 17th Ave, around Wesley Bolin Memorial Park is a good option.)

Eat before you arrive; lunch will be on your own at the designated time.

·   Food is not permitted inside the Arizona Capitol Museum Historic Senate. Please eat prior to your arrival.

Social Work Day Packet & Materials

The NASWAZ SW Day Planning Committee will create a packet of information for you to review and share prior to the Social Work Day at the Legislature's events.


In addition, the ASU School of Social Work PhD Scholar's Club authored the "Arizona Legislative Advocacy Handbook for Social Workers" in 2014 to help social workers navigate the state legislature. Please click the link below to review online:

·   Arizona Legislative Advocacy Handbook for Social Workers





Please register and pick the session that works best for you. Once you register, print your itinerary so you know when and where to arrive.

·  Arrive at 8:30 AM if you have registered for the 8:30 AM session; 

·  Arrive at 10:30 AM if you are registered for the 10:30 AM session. 

·  Go to the Arizona Capitol Museum. This is the building under the copper dome at 1700 W. Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ.

·  Arrive at the scheduled time take part in the Social Work Day at the Legislature program including speakers and activities. 

·  Take the stairs or elevator to the 3rd Floor of the museum and you will be directed to the registration table for Social Work Day at the Legislature. Check in at one of the tables staffed with NASW volunteers. You will be directed to sit in the Historic Senate or Historic Supreme Court. 






10:30 AM Sign in

10:30 AM
·         Welcome 
·         NASWAZ Legislative Priorities 
·         Arizona State Budget 
·         Advocacy Message
·         Membership Benefits and Invitation to Join

12:00 PM Lunch on your own: Department of Economic Security (DES) Cafeteria, Capitol Museum Coffee Shop, or Governor's Office basement

1:00/1:30 PM Recognition in the House of Representatives and Senate Galleries

Activities include
·         Capital scavenger hunt in small groups
·         Ice breaker activity in room
·         Signing up for the Request to Speak system (RTS)
·         Attending caucus or committee hearing
·         Writing post card to legislators
·         Completing voter registration forms
·         Completing voter commitment cards
·         Completing advocacy commitment cards
·         CQ Engage system

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