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    Dedicated. Caring. Committed.
    FEDERATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS
    IUE-CWA 81381, AFL-CIO

The Federation of Social Workers is appalled at the attempts by the current Republican County Legislators and County Executive Dinolfo, to diminish the powers of County Executive-elect, Adam Bello. Their actions are an affront to democracy and show an arrogant disregard for the will of the voters of Monroe County. We urge our members and our supporters to express their outrage directly to those legislators and the County Executive.


Monroe County just introduced legislation to stifle County Executive-elect Adam Bello. Here are 4 things we can do today to help stop this abuse of power:

  • Call the County Executive Office and ask her not to sign this law. Let them know “the will of the people and not the will of power should be heard”. (585) 753-1000
  • Call the Office of the Republican Majority. Let them know that you feel that they are going against the will of the people and they should vote no. (585) 753-1922
  • Share on social media, write letters to the editor, talk with your friends, neighbors, and family about this.
  • The County Legislator hearing is on 12/10. Pack the room, the halls, the buildings, and street! Let them know that we see them suppressing our will, our votes, our voices, and our democracy!

2019 Human Service Awards Luncheon!

The Federation of Social Workers would like to thank all of our 2019 honorees, sponsors, attendees, nominators and those who supported this year's event in any way. As in years past, the celebration was an inspirational and memorable experience for everyone.
Chynna Sharp (on the right) being presented her 2019 Scholarship Award, by FSW President Kendall Bell

2019 Scholarship Winner Announced

The Federation of Social Workers is proud to announce that the 2019 winner of the Ed Grabowski/Dina Finn Memorial Scholarship is Chynna Sharp. Congratulations, Chynna!

Chynna is a recent graduate of Greece Athena High School, who will be attending Nazareth College in the fall to study physical therapy. She has volunteered at hospitals, food kitchens, the Greece Town Hall and at a physical therapist's office. The Federation of Social Workers wishes Chynna Sharp great success in her future academic endeavors.
"Future Member of the Month" Chynna Sharp (on the left), is presented with her award by FSW President Kendall Bell.

Federation of Social Workers
“Member of the Month”

We are pleased to announce a new program that will recognize a Federation “Member of the Month”. This person will be honored for his or her outstanding contributions of service to the entire community.

There will be a “Member of the Month” recognized every month, year around. If you would like to nominate a FSW Member who has done exceptional professional, volunteer, or other community service, please fill out this nomination form.

Click Here for the Nomination Form

Each month’s honoree will receive a $100 gift card to the restaurant of their choice, courtesy of the Retirees Council of the FSW, Modica Law Firm and Edge Advertising Group.



Our honoree for September 2019 is Chynna Sharp. Please click below to learn more about his valuable contribution of service to the community.

Future Member of the Month

Congratulations, Chynna Sharp!

Kendall Bell Interview on "Shift Change" Local Radio Show

About The Federation of Social Workers

The Monroe County Federation of Social Workers, IUE-CWA Local 81381, is the oldest public sector social worker union in the United States of America. During our more than fifty years of existence we have provided diligent representation to our membership, which now includes more than nine hundred employees of the County of Monroe in upstate New York.

Our members are dedicated human service professionals who are both caring and committed to the entire community. Their tireless efforts at their jobs, and also as volunteers supporting many local charities, have improved the quality of life for everyone in Monroe County.

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