Bemidji State University's Social Wok Club visited the capitol April 2nd to learn and talk to representatives about increasing funding for social workers in Bemidji.
Forty-Five BSU students took part in the National Association of Social Workers day at the capitol and learned about current legislative issues. The students went to advocate for children in the Bemidji Area, by asking for more funding to hire more social workers and counselors.
They also learned how to write policy briefs and sent the briefs to representatives concerning current issues.
The students also talked with representatives from Bemidji by asking questions and explaining their concerns.