Thank you for expressing interest in membership in the Association of Black Social Workers of Greater Los Angeles!
Our chapter is growing by leaps and bounds, and can only be a strong collective body with you as an active participant.
Membership (and attendance at meetings and conferences) is available to individuals of African Descent who have a strong commitment to the social welfare of the Black Community, regardless of degree or area of profession.
For more information on our membership criteria, please visit the national website.
There are benefits to membership, which include:
OUR MEMBERSHIP FORM HAS BEEN REVISED. THIS NEW FORM PROVIDES ANOPPORTUNITY FOR YOU TO SELECT THE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THAT YOU FEEL ARE NEEDED IN OUR COMMUNITY. YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT OF OUR MENTAL HEALTH AND HOMELESS PROGRAMS WILL ENSURE THEIR EFFECTIVE IMPACT ON OUR MEN, WOMEN, ADOLESCENTS, AND CHILDREN WHO ARE DISENFRANCHISED AND VULNERABLE. STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO REALIZE THEIR DREAM OF BECOMING SOCIAL WORKERS AND GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY WITH YOUR DONATION TO THE ABSW FOUNDATIONINC. SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM, AND COMMUNITY FORUMS AND ACTIVITIES. GETTING THE WORD OUT ABOUT THESE SERVICES THROUGH P.R. AND MARKETING IS ESSENTIAL. LASTLY, MAINTAINING THE OPERATIONS OF OUR HEADQUARTERS WILL INSURE A PERMANENT LOCATION FOR THESE PROGRAMS AND SERVICES. YOUR GENEROSITY IN OUR EFFORTS IS MOST APPRECIATED.
ABSWGLA and ABSW FOUNDATION INC.
Notice to Members: Donations to the ABSW Foundation are tax deductible as charitable donations. Donations to ABSWGLA are not tax deductible as charitable donations but may be deductible as trade and necessary business expenses if ordinary and necessary in the conduct of the taxpayer's business.
If you would like to pay by check, please download the pdf, complete the application and return it with your check made payable to, ABSWGLA, 7100 S Western Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90047