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A Seat at the Table for EMS Workers in Prescott, Arizona

“We have a voice at the table with someone fighting for us."

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Standing with Federal Workers Against the White House’s Attacks

Wednesday is #RedforFeds day. Wear red to show solidarity for federal government workers whose rights are being threatened.

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Road Tripping to Graduation

To celebrate his AFSCME Free College graduation, John Caudell journeyed from Hawaii to Ohio, where his graduation ceremony was held.

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Poor People’s Campaign Spotlights Those Left Behind

Learn how the latest Poor People’s Campaign sheds light on how much progress must still be made, 50 years after MLK’s original campaign.

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Why Minnesota’s Growth Outpaces Wisconsin’s: A Case for a Progressive Agenda

Why are working families doing better in Minnesota than in Wisconsin? A new report explains why.

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AFSCME Launches Women’s Leadership Academy Online

Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the issues that affect working women, strengthen leadership skills, engage politically, and inspire each other to become strong leaders and activists in their workplace.

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#Throwback Thursday: Mike Rachford

Meet AFSCME Retiree Mike Rachford, our latest #Throwback Thursday spotlight.

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AFSCME is Committed to Racial, Economic and Social Justice

An AFSCME working group met in Washington, D.C., to figure out how best to tackle racism within and beyond our union.

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EMS Week: Acknowledging EMS Professionals

EMS Week is a chance to acknowledge and thank EMS professionals for their skill, bravery and service to our communities.

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Thank a Nurse During Nurses Week

Nurses Week is a chance to thank nurses for all they do for their patients and their communities.

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Calm in a Crisis

Never Quit Award winner Bruce Mazzone, a police dispatcher in Oneonta, New York, safely brought an armed confrontation to a peaceful end.

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A Historic Week’s Events Commemorate the Tragedy and Triumph of 50 Years Ago

This week’s Mountaintop Conference will be a celebration and commemoration of labor and civil rights history.

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AFSCME’s Partnership with The Film Foundation Engages Youths, Spotlights Workers

AFSCME has partnered with movie director Martin Scorsese’s Film Foundation to engage young people about the essential stories of democracy.

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Fifty Years Later, The Struggle Continues

Despite the progress that Memphis’ sanitation workers have seen, echoes from the past remain.

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The Right Way to Fix Infrastructure

Unlike the White House’s infrastructure proposal, the Senate Democrats’ plan gives us a substantive roadmap for rebuilding our country.

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Throwback Thursday: Meet AFSCME Retiree Member Joyce Hobbs

Joyce Hobbs, March’s #TBT candidate and a member of AFSCME Retirees, is following in her mom’s union footsteps.

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EMS Workers at AMR Win Big First Contract in Arizona

In a strong first contract win, AFSCME EMS workers in Maricopa County, Arizona, push forward confidently.

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Black History Month: Bill Lucy Remembers ’68 Strike

As part of Black History Month, former AFSCME Secretary-Treasurer Bill Lucy shared a firsthand account of 1968 strike.

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Budget Agreement Reached, DREAMers Still in Limbo

While a bipartisan budget deal has been reached and the federal government shutdown has been averted, the fate of the DREAMERs still hangs in the balance.

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Join the Nationwide Moment of Silence

Cities across the country observe a moment of silence on February 1, honoring AFSCME sanitation workers and their historic strike.

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