Category: Civil Rights
President Saunders on MSNBC: We March to Change Our Country for the Better
On PoliticsNation, Pres. Lee Saunders discussed the fight for civil rights and opportunity in America.
AFSCME and Allies to Press Lawmakers to Support Immigration Vote
Groups to use House’s August recess to launch “Immigration Reform Summer” events.
Calls Echo for Michigan Governor Snyder to Abide by State Constitution
AFL-CIO, Washington Post, New Yorker: Wrong to blame hard-working Detroit women and men.
We’re Crashing ALEC’s party – Come Join Us!
Corporate-backed American Exchange Council opens Virginia HQ
Lawsuit Filed to Keep Detroit Out of Bankruptcy
Public service workers ask court to rule Michigan’s Emergency Manager law violates the state’s constitution.
AFSCME President, Next Wavers Determined to Seek Justice for Trayvon
Just hours after the verdict was handed down, a call for justice for Trayvon Martin.
Next Wave Takes Over EM Office in Detroit
Hundreds of AFSCME activists flood the office of Detroit’s Emergency Manager, clad in nerd gear.
Immigration Advocates to House Republicans: Remember November
Rallies urge House to pass immigration overhaul, or pay the price at the ballot box.
Public Defenders Work in Indefensible Conditions, HBO Documentary Says
The public-service lawyers are a key – yet underappreciated – part of the criminal justice system
In Journey through U.S., Nuns Highlight the Immigrant Story
AFSCME supported this collaborative effort, one of many in the fight for comprehensive immigration reform.