January 2020 - East Central District Update
Mary Garrison, LCSW, ACSW, East Central District Chair
Happy New Year to all! I hope you have all had a wonderful holiday season celebrating Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa. The holidays can be a very difficult time for many and I hope that support and love has been extended to all.
Please consider a leadership role with the NASW-Illinois Chapter! The chapter is now accepting nominations for the upcoming 2020 elections. There are many positions open for the next board cycle beginning July 1, 2020. More details can be found here: https://www.naswil.org/post/join-the-nasw-illinois-chapter-board-of-directors
2020 LEADERSHIP RECRUITMENT Nomination Form: https://naswil.wufoo.com/forms/2020-board-of-directors-nomination-form/
2020 Leadership Recruitment Packet: https://static.wixstatic.com/ugd/e1c37a_19c69c8532454ec7b87a91f7d7e2866d.f Deadline: March 1, 2020
NASW Public Statement on SNAP Final Rule on Work Requirements: https://www.naswil.org/post/nasw-public-statement-on-snap-final-rule-on-work-requirements
2020 Natalie M. Ross Scholarship for Professional Development in Aging: https://www.naswil.org/post/2020-natalie-m-ross-scholarship-for-professional-development-in-aging
Graduate Students Can Now Take LSW Exam Before Graduation: https://www.naswil.org/post/graduate-students-can-now-take-lsw-exam-before-graduation
NASW Illinois MyNASW Community: https://www.naswil.org/post/nasw-illinois-mynasw-community
Please know that I will continue to seek suggestions for workshops and presentations you would like to have in our district – please send any suggestions to me at: ECentral.email@example.com.