You are invited to join over 400 social work students from across the state to learn about the
legislative process, receive an update on current bills concerning various social issues, attend (live
virtual) legislative hearings, and network with students across the state. Advocacy is an important
component of professional social work practice. The goal of this event is to build the capacity of
social work students to understand the legislative process and identify strategies to influence social
policies and programs.
The program agenda will include a keynote presentation, remarks from
Legislators, report on bills being introduced, workshops on providing testimony the legislative
process, how to analyze a bill, legislative advocacy, Social Work Careers in Legislative Advocacy,
and other topics.
Handout links (including agenda) will be provided closer to the event on this page. If you have
questions concerning registration contact the NASW-MD office at 410-788-1066, ext. 16.
Click the website link for registration!