50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

As we celebrate this landmark legislation, remember, there is still work to be done. Virginia Anderson-Dunbar gives the history.

Civil Rights Act Signing

Jul 17, 2014

50 Years Later, a Look Back at the Struggle for Civil and Human Rights

Despite the ugliness much on display in the summer of 1964, the best of America's ideals was also fully on display. America's youth from all over the nation poured into Mississippi to win civil and human rights for African Americans in the Jim Crow South. Read More

Jul 3, 2014

Movement Building Update

Movement building events in New York and Seattle. Read More

Jul 3, 2014

Help Stop Discrimination - Become a CWA Human Rights Activist

This week, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two decisions that affect millions of workers, and predominantly women workers. Read More

Jun 19, 2014

CWAer to Lead Pride at Work

Jerame Davis, field coordinator in CWA's legislative department, has been named interim executive director of Pride at Work, the LGBT constituency group of organized labor. Read More

Jun 12, 2014

CWA’s First Joint Human Rights Conference—Bonding Over Shared Goals

As it was ending, participants in this year’s CWA Human Rights Conference—the first to combine the women's and civil rights committees—gave event organizers Chris Kennedy and Nancy Biagini standing ovations. Read More