Thursday, March 7, 2019 from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM MST
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St. John's Methodist Church 
1200 Old Pecos Trl
Santa Fe, NM 87505

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Angie Wagner 

SLAD 2019: Empowering Others,
Empowering Ourselves

Student Legislative Advocacy Day is an all day event for New Mexico social work students. NASW-NM recognizes the need for social workers to get involved in the legislative process and to promote social justice for ourselves and others. SLAD offers social work students an opportunity to learn how to be a part of this process and apply this learning during the legislative session.

Why should you be a part of SLAD?

  • Gain knowledge and experience of how the legislative process affects
    social workers
  • Learn how to advocate for ourselves and our clients
  • Resume builder
  • Build your network with other social workers and social work students from all over NM
  • Advocate for socio and economic change


9:30-10:00 am: Check in and registration 
10:00– 10:45 am: Social Work Practice Act and Practicing within your Profession
10:45 – 11:30 am: Workforce Development

11:30 – 12:15 am: NM Legislative Session, Policy and What You Need to Know
12:15 – 12:45 pm: Eat lunch and get ready to march

12:45 - 1:00pm: March to the Capitol
1:00 – 3:45 pm: At the Roundhouse- Meet legislators and attend committee meetings
4:00-4:30pm: Return to St. Johns, Debrief and Closing



For those attending the NASW-NM conference, there wil be an early check in/social at 4:45 - 5:45pm on Wed., March 6 at Sandia Resort.  Get your t-shirt, grab some pizza, and make your poster for the march!


$10 NASW Members
$15 Non-members

FREE if attending NASW Conference*

*(Be sure you have already registerd for the conference if selecting the FREE category, so your conference registration can be verified.)