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AFSCME women make up close to 60% of the union’s membership and are leading the charge to create change for working families. The AFSCME Women’s Leadership program aims to prepare and develop women to be strong leaders and activists in their locals and councils. Signature programs include the AFSCME Women’s Leadership Academy Online and the AFSCME Women’s Leadership Academy Train-the-Trainer program for councils and affiliates. Please contact the Education and Leadership Training Department for more information.

AFSCME Women's Leadership Academy Online

The Academy is designed for all AFSCME women and provides a deeper understanding of the issues that affect working women, strengthens leadership skills and activism and motivates AFSCME women to be leaders in their workplaces and local unions.

This Academy includes:

  • Three 60-minute webinars conducted once per month from May through October of 2018
  • Completion of a short quiz/evaluation after each session

AFSCME Women Facebook Group

The AFSCME Women Facebook Group is a free space for the exchange of ideas, education, and action regarding issues that are important to working women. Join the growing network of AFSCME members who are fighting for working women and families everyday!

Eleanor’s Voice in Leadership and Labor History

Eleanor’s Voice

Explore the life of Eleanor Roosevelt through an exciting and interactive webinar. This course is in partnership with AFSCME Education Department, Author Brigid O’Farrell, and funded by the Berger-Marks Foundation.

Click here to access webinar recording:
1. Click on “PLAYBACK”
2. Choose “PLAYBACK IN BROWSER” to watch webinar recording.

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