“As social workers we have a responsibility to promote social justice and advocate for the vulnerable populations we serve. One of the best ways to effect change is by participating in the political process.”
ADP Social Work Caucus Chair
"The share of the U.S. poor population in severe poverty – defined by the Census Bureau as those with family or individual incomes below half of their poverty threshold – reached its highest point in at least 20 years."
- Pew Social Trends
"Food secure—These households had access, at all times, to enough food for an active, healthy life for all household members.
87.7 percent (110.8 million) of U.S. households were food secure throughout 2016. Essentially unchanged from 87.3 percent in 2015."
- United States Department of Agriculture