The Social Work Club is committed to carrying out the mission of the Social Work profession within the campus community and external communities. We are dedicated to raising awareness of current social issues, helping members develop an equity mindset, and advocating for resilient and vulnerable populations. Within these efforts, we value and adhere to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics to guide our decision-making. All are welcome who wish to work towards the common good and become change agents within our communities.


Photo of Lorraine  Draper
Lorraine Draper President
Photo of Fait  Simon
Fait Simon Vice President faitdestinysimon@my.cwi.ed
Photo of Jade  Packer
Jade Packer Treasurer
Photo of Rachel  Snapp
Rachel Snapp Secretary
Photo of Cassie  Peery
Cassie Peery Media Coordinator
Photo of Jaz Zavala  Perez
Jaz Zavala Perez Outreach Coordinator

Club News

Giving Tree Drop Off Box

Help bring holiday cheer to children in the Treasure Valley by participating in the 15th-annual Giving Tree benefitting CASA of Southwest Idaho.

Craig Petersen

Speak Up Ink Up is a community event that raises money for CASA and provides a voice for children in the foster system.

LGBTQ+ Panel Discussion

College of Western Idaho’s Social Work Club is excited to present a community education panel and Q&A event focused on LBGTQ+ identities and experiences on March 15.

CWI Giving Tree collections

Thanks to generous contributions from the College of Western Idaho community, the 2022 Giving Tree collected more than 500 gifts for Treasure Valley children in need for the holidays.

LGBTQ+ Panel Discussion with audience

Hosted by CWI Social Work Club, the second series of the LGBTQ+ Panel Discussion focused on community education of transgender and nonbinary identities and experiences.

CWI Social Work Club posing for a picture at a walk

College of Western Idaho's Social Work Club is helping make an impact on lives affected by abuse around the Treasure Valley through a community partnership.