Legislative Session

The 2024 Regular Legislative Session will convene at noon on Monday, March 11, 2024. Final Adjournment no later than 6:00 pm on Monday, June 3, 2024.

Check out the latest Legislative Update Video from NASW-LA Executive Director, Will Francis!


NASW-LA 2024 Session Legislative Priorities

Download the NASW Louisiana 2024 Legislative Priorities. These priorities were created after review and input from the NASW-LA PACE Committee. They will be used to drive NASW-LA advocacy efforts and serve as the basis for the issues we will champion during this Legislative Session. Each priority reflects our dedication to advancing social work values, promoting equitable policies, and advocating for the well-being of both social workers and the communities they serve.

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Your membership helps power our advocacy at the capitol and if you are not a member yet, we hope you will join us in this movement!

Explore the NASW Louisiana Advocacy Guide, a comprehensive resource designed to empower you in navigating the intricate landscape of policy and social change in Louisiana. Whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting, this guide equips you with the knowledge and tools to amplify your impact.

Interstate Social Work Compact

We appreciate all of our member’s interest in advocating for Louisiana’s participation and adoption in the interstate compact for social work. NASW-LA is fully prepared to work with state policymakers to propose legislation during the upcoming Legislature in 2024. While we prepare for this significant step, here are some valuable resources on the compact to keep you informed and engaged. Your support means the world as we work towards enhancing our workforce so we can better serve clients and communities. Stay tuned for updates!

Missed the NASW-LA Social Work Licensure Compact Town Hall on February 20th? Watch the recording now!

Interstate Compact Resources:

Louisiana State Legislature Website