New Brunswick, N.J. – U.S. Senator Bob Menendez today received the endorsement of the National Association of Social Workers Political Action Committee (NASW-PACE) which represents 120,000 professional social workers across the country, including New Jersey, citing his “commitment to the well-being of individuals, families and communities.”
“…[W]e are eager to work with you to address critical issues…[including] protection for vulnerable members of society,…an expanded focus on mental health issues and the recruitment and retention of more social workers to address society’s needs,” wrote Mary Jane Lundgren, Chair of the NASW-PACE Trustees in their endorsement letter.
“New Jersey’s social workers are on the front lines each and every day, using their skills and compassion to care for and improve the lives of our most vulnerable individuals and families, and I am so grateful for their recognition of my commitment to continuing to fight for policies in Washington that reflect our shared values,” said Senator Menendez.
Founded in 1955, the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) is the largest membership organization of professional social workers in the world, with more than 120,000 members. NASW works to enhance the professional growth and development of its members, to create and maintain professional standards, and to advance sound social policies.