Several extremely wealthy CEOs and investors have made it their mission to make sure nothing stands in their way as they cut jobs, drive down wages, reduce benefits, and gut health and safety regulations. CWA leaders anticipated these challenges.
CWA's Growth Fund supports union-wide programs that help members build power across all districts and sectors of our union. Growth Fund projects enhance our union's organizing, legislative and political, and education and leadership development efforts.
With labor unions facing an onslaught of attacks from rightwing special interests, CWA members are working hard not only to defend against these anti-worker attacks, but also to grow and strengthen our union through organizing.
At CWA, we use education to build solidarity and fight against corporate greed. We provide our members with information on how the economy and our democracy are being rigged in favor of the 1% — and the ways we can fight back.
CWA’s Growth Fund projects fuel the fight to protect workers by coordinating to protect call center jobs, hold members of Congress accountable, lobby Congress to oppose bad trade deals, and defeat anti-worker legislation.
When CWA members and retirees join efforts with other unions, civil rights, labor, environmental, government reform, and advocacy organizations, we can remake our democracy and push back against the 1%.