April 3, 2018 - April 7, 2018
Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina

Join VoteRunLead Founding Board Member, Rhonda Briggins at The National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW)  50th Annual Conference on April 3-7, 2018 at the beautiful Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina. The theme, “Celebrating Our Legacy: Fulfilling the Dream,” Join and take part in an array of workshops, seminars, galas and celebratory events in recognition of 50 years advocacy and service in the interest of the Black community. This an educational conference that will feature prominent keynote speakers, inspiring opening institutes and motivating and instructional workshops on practice, policy and social justice issues that affect the everyday lives and destiny of Black individuals, Black families, and Black communities.

As you review the program, note that the family symposium will address family preservation and kinship care, two of NABSW’s flagship areas of research, advocacy and practice. The social issues symposium will put a spotlight on issues related to the 2018 political elections in this country and focus on the critical nature of our role in voter education and mobilization and combating voter suppression.

In the 50th year, you are invited to join in giving accolades and tributes to the founders for their courage and vision, and NABSW’s sustainability and leadership as warriors for social justice and civil liberties for people of Black African ancestry..


In order for the National Office to prepare for our 50th National Conference, online registration for conference related events (with the exception of the Soul Cookout and the 50th Anniversary Gala) closed Sunday March 25, 2018 at 11:59PM EST.  

The Soul Cookout registration closed on Sunday March 18, 2018.  All registrations for the cookout after this date must be paid on-site in cash at the on-site price of $50.

The 50th Anniversary Gala and Exhibits Registration will remain open.

All paper registration forms received into the National Office after the close of business on Friday March 23, 2018, will NOT be processed.  Please be prepared to register on site in San Diego.

Conference Registration will re-open on Tuesday April 3, 2018 following the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony.

Thank you for your continued support of NABSW!

We look forward to seeing you in San Diego.


  • Name

    The National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW) 50th Annual Conference


  • Date and Time

    April 3, 2018 - April 7, 2018


  • Venue

    Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina
  • Address

    1380 Harbor Island Dr.