Civil Rights and Women's Committees Hold Strategy Meeting in Baltimore

CWA's National Civil Rights & Equity Committee and the National Women's Committee held their annual planning meeting in Baltimore, Md., last week. The Committees used this time to develop strategies for educating, engaging, and mobilizing members around social and economic justice issues. Attendees developed action plans to increase the number of local human rights committees in each District, Sector, and Division. The Committees also discussed methods to inform members about the importance of being counted in the 2020 Census and building solidarity with grassroots organizations including the Poor People's Campaign.

President Chris Shelton and Secretary-Treasurer Sara Steffens addressed the meeting and talked about the importance of defeating Trump in 2020 and winning House and Senate elections. CWA District 6 Vice President Claude Cummings, District 4 Vice President Linda Hinton, and IUE-CWA President Carl Kennebrew also addressed the Committees.


CWA's National Civil Rights & Equity Committee and the National Women's Committee held their annual planning meeting in Baltimore, Md., last week.