Calgary Social Workers for Social Justice is a group of social workers who are passionate about working for positive social change and social justice. Our goal is to help build a fair, just and poverty free Alberta. We welcome all social workers to join us.
Use the NEW calendar tab to find out about SWSJ and SJ events in Calgary.
See Policy Peppers tab for great background information on key areas like: Basic income, Minimum Wage, AISH and more
April 2016 SWSJ worked with ACSW to prepare a response to the April budget - Response is posted on the ACSW website: http://www.acsw.ab.ca/ in the news section
Feb 2016 SWSJ proposed a resolution that Alberta College of Social Workers actively support and advocate for a Basic Income Guarantee. The resolution has been accepted by council and is posted on ACSW website for comments. http://acsw.in1touch.org/uploaded/web/SUM_ResolutionAssuredIncome_20160301.pdf
Jan 20 2016 Calgary SWSJ wrote to AB Finance Minister Joe Ceci re 2016 budget. See attached. /uploads/6/4/1/4/6414670/calgary_social_workers_for_social_justice__cswsj__final_submission_to_finance_min_re_2016_budget.docx
SWSJs at Fight for Fifteen Rally April 2016