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Committee on Civil Rights and Equity

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The National Committee will:

  • Provide guidance and information to the districts and locals on the CWA Civil Rights and Equity program.
  • Keep the national Executive Board informed about civil and human rights issues that affect our members and communities, and when necessary offer a course of action.
  • Research, report and make recommendations to give direction to the convention delegates on current civil and human right issues.
  • Work along all sides of the CWA Triangle.

Major Program Goals

  • Work to fully integrate civil rights issues with core work of the union.
  • Increase grassroots activity on civil rights issues.
  • Increase community visibility of CWA Civil Rights and Equity program.
  • Improve communications between CWA Civil Rights and Equity office and locals and activist.
  • Aggressively seek CWA representation in grassroots civil rights organizations that share our common goals.

National Civil Rights and Equity Committee Members

District 1
Reginald Pierre-Louis
Local 1106 - Delegate

District 2-13
Nikki Robinson, VA State Coordinator        
CWA Local 2201  

District 3
Errol Minor, Exec. V.P.
CWA Local 3902

District 4
Kwami Barnes, Sec/Treas
CWA Local 4603

District 6  
Reginald Small, Sec/Treas*
CWA Local 6215

District 7
Vonda Wilkins, Exec VP
CWA Local 7019

District 9
Sheila Bordeaux, Exec. Board Member
CWA Local 9003


Lee Larkins, Member
IUE-CWA Local 84765

Timotheus Fitzgerald, Member
TNG-CWA Local 32035

Teesha Foreman, Second Vice President
CWA Local 1180

Kimberly Johnson, Vice Chair-Discipline-UA 
AFA Council 11 MEC



* Chair, Civil Rights & Equity Committee

Civil Rights and Equity District Coordinators

District 1
Tonya Moore

District 2-13
Elaine Harris

District 3
Andee Hubbard

District 4
Diane Bailey

District 6
Sherron Molina

District 7
Paul Castaneda

District 9
Robert Longer