Category: Good and Welfare
NYC District Council 1707 Mourns Loss of Organizing Pioneer
AFSCME District Council 1707 in New York City is mourning the passing of Betty Powell, one of the original organizers and members of the nation’s first Head Start locals in the nation.
AFSCME’s Got Talent!
We asked AFSCME members to share their talent on stage at the 41st International Convention and the results were amazing.
AFSCME Members Help Toledo Residents During Water Crisis
Members of AFSCME Local 101 (Council 8), who work in the Dayton region, were joined by AFSCME members from Cleveland and Columbus to buy and transport bottled water to residents of the stricken city.
Iowa Member Is a Hall of Famer
Phyllis Thede is recognized for her achievements as an Iowa state legislator.
AFSCME Students Earn Union Plus Scholarships
Ten members of the AFSCME family, across the country, received scholarships through the Union Plus Scholarship Program, which this year awarded $150,000 to 116 students representing 39 unions.
Fifteen Years after Texas Tragedy, AFSCME Keeps Promise
Michael Nagle, the son of a fallen AFSCME corrections officer, is off to college with union help.
Alaska State Troopers Set Bar High for Public Service
A fugitive surrenders himself after watching an episode of the reality show “Alaska State Troopers,” telling troopers they are the most professional and courteous law enforcement personnel he had dealt with.
Paramedics Drive into Storm to Save Patient
Rain, hail and tornado warnings fail to dissuade EMS professional from doing his job.
Working to Raise Civic Pride in Connecticut
Members of AFSCME Local 1579, Council 4, raised money for flags to decorate the city
AFSCME Paramedic Honored for Saving Couple Shot 11 Times
“This affirms that what I’m doing is valuable and appreciated,” says Jennifer Nance.
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