From left, NASW Social Work Pioneers® Jesse Harris, June Simmons, Douglas Glasgow, Juan Ramos, NASW CEO Angelo McClain, and Pioneer Steve Hornberger attend the Pioneers 20th Anniversary Observance and 10th Annual Event in October at the Woman's National Democratic Club in Washington, D.C.
NASW CEO and NASW Foundation President Angelo McClain said during his welcoming remarks that the event was a time for social workers and the Pioneers to pat themselves on the back collectively and individually.
"This is a celebration - celebrating ourselves as a profession and our Pioneers for the terrific work you have done," McClain
"We stand on your shoulders."
also encouraged the students in attendance to learn all they could from the social work mentors who surrounded them.