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:
- Five 60-minute webinars to be conducted once per month from May through October of 2018
- Completion of a short quiz/evaluation after each session
- Completion of an AFSCME Strong action such as engaging in one-on-one conversations with co-workers to increase membership, signing up new PEOPLE contributors in your local, or even getting involved in an organizing/political campaign through your local or council/affiliate.
Registration for the Academy for 2018 is now closed.
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
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.
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