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ABSW Houston History
The Houston Chapter of the Association of Black Social Workersof Texas, Inc (ABSW) was organized in August 1970 at the home of Mr. August Swain. ABSW was established as a non-profit organization to promote the progress of education; recruitment and interest in the advancement of paraprofessional and professional social workers within the community; to increase the quantity and quality of health and to promote a high standard of professional ethics within the profession. 

Upcoming Events:

  • 2nd Saturday of each month Chapter Meeting
    9/30-10/1 2013 Voter Registration Drive
    November 5th Election Day in Houston TX
    November 7-9 2013 Southwest Regional Conference



ASSOCIATION OF BLACK SOCIAL WORKERS- HOUSTON CHAPTER

WELCOMES YOU--HOTEP! wEL


ABSW Mission Statement
The National Association of Black Social Workers, Inc., comprised of people of African ancestry, is committed to enhancing the quality of life and empowering people of African ancestry through advocacy, human services delivery, and research.
Fro complete mission statement click here for National site.

"Persistence guarantees that results are inevitable."

-Paramahansa Yogananda

"A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess."
Philip Randolph

       

Need A Mentor?


Association of Black Social Workers
Houston Chapter

Cordially invites you to attend the:


Mentorship Activity and  Membership Drive


SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE
Saturday, November 9, 2013
1:00 – 3:30 PM
(A meeting will follow as soon as the Mentoring Program is over)
LOCATION:
S.H.A.P.E. Community Center 3815 Live Oak; Houston, TX 77004
Call: Janice Toney at 281-438-4838 if you have questions.
*Mentors are members of A.B.S.W. who will provide personal support
and resources for students and newly employed social workers.
Come and PRACTICE THE SKILL OF NETWORKING.

Why Choose ABSW


"So!  You have completed college and obtained a good job.  Your career development is over!  I say No!  At this point you should join a professional organization to enhance that career.  I strongly recommend the Association of Black Social Workers of Texas, Inc.  An organization that is actively involved in serving and providing important information to and for the betterment of the Black Community!  Join today!"