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NASW Metro DC and Virginia Chapters Joint Statement on Uvalde Tragedy

NASW Metro DC and Virginia Chapters Stands with NASW Texas and the victims of Uvalde.

This tragedy cannot be normalized and we must insist on urgent action from our law and policy makers. Read President Biden's remarks on the Uvalde, Texas School Shooting.

You can review the School Safety Resources on the NASW website as well as related organizations and information. 

Please read NASW's full statement on their website about the call for gun control and consider implementing the resources as you see fit. 


"NASW Texas shocked, saddened by shooting at elementary school in Uvalde" - read the full statement here.