September 10, 2020

CWA Joins #SaveTheVote Efforts to Protect Integrity of Fall Elections

The goal of the campaign is to provide clear, accurate information about voting to the American people.

August 20, 2020

Veterans Call for Safe Voting in November

NowThis has produced a video featuring veterans who want a safe way to vote in November.

August 6, 2020

On 55th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, We Must Be Vigilant

Today marks the 55th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act being signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson.

August 6, 2020

On 55th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, We Must Be Vigilant

We must honor the distinguished memory of Congressman John Lewis and the values he fought so bravely for by making sure that our country has safe and accessible elections in 2020.

July 30, 2020

CWA Activists Gear Up for November Elections

CWA's political activists have been engaging in an intensive series of Zoom video trainings to gear up for the November elections!

July 2, 2020

CWA District 3 Retirees are Ready for Action in November

Leading up to Georgia's June 9th primary, CWA retirees went into high gear to phonebank, knowing the high stakes in this year's elections for retirees and working people.

July 2, 2020

Calling All Artists and Activists – Help #ProtectOurVote

While COVID-19 cases continue to rise in states across the country, too many states lack the resources to ensure safe and accessible voting this fall.

March 5, 2020

CWAers Join A National Call for Moral Revival

CWAers from Alabama and Georgia joined the Poor People's Campaign Tour in Alabama to fight against inequality last weekend.

March 5, 2020

The U.S. Senate Must Act Now to Save Our Democracy

A year ago, the U.S. House passed the For the People Act, sponsored by Representative John Sarbanes (D-Md.).

September 19, 2019

CWA Members Gather to Watch Democratic Presidential Candidates Address Working People's Issues

CWA members held watch parties across the country for the Democratic presidential primary debate last week to learn where the candidates stand on the issues.

September 12, 2019

Poor People's Campaign Gets Boost from CWA Activists

CWA human rights activists who attended the Poor People's Campaign: Moral Action Congress in June are working hard within their communities to engage CWAers in the fight for social and economic justice!

May 16, 2019

Presidential Candidates Must Support Comprehensive Democracy Reform

CWA signed an open letter sent this week to all 2020 presidential candidates urging them to make comprehensive democracy reform a centerpiece of their campaign platforms.

May 9, 2019

Making District 6 CWA STRONG

At the CWA District 6 conference in St. Louis this week, CWA President Chris Shelton urged members and activists to stay focused on moving our agenda for working families forward.

April 11, 2019

Building Worker Power in CWA District 3!

Across CWA District 3, CWA members are gaining valuable new skills to deploy in political and legislative fights to build worker power!

April 4, 2019

Presidential Candidates Field Questions from CWA Members on How to Fix Our Democracy

CWA members from across the country this week attended the We the People membership summit of progressive organizations focusing on strategies to fight back against attacks on our democracy.

March 21, 2019

Next Steps on the "For the People Act"

CWA members made thousands of calls to their representatives in Congress, and their efforts paid off when Congress passed the For the People Act.

March 14, 2019

House Passes Sweeping Pro-Democracy Bill

The For the People Act contains reforms essential to fixing our political system, including voting rights, money-in-politics, redistricting, and government ethics reforms.  

February 7, 2019

CWA Members Fight to Save our Democracy

CWA members across the country made nearly 1000 calls this week as part of a Day of Action to pass the For the People Act.

January 31, 2019

Building Worker Power in CWA District 9

At the CWA District 9 Leadership Conference, CWA President Chris Shelton rallied CWAers to channel the energy from the 2018 Midterm Elections into passing pro-worker legislation and more.

January 24, 2019

IUE-CWA Members Take Action to Remake our Democracy

IUE-CWA members joined thousands of other CWAers who made phone calls to their members of Congress on last week's Day of Action to push for the passage of the For the People Act.

January 17, 2019

Tell Congress: It's Time for a Fair and Functioning Democracy

Ask your member of Congress to support the For the People Act to ensure a fair and functioning democracy for us all.

January 17, 2019

If You're a New Yorker, It's Now Easier to Vote!

Thanks to the hard work of CWA members and retirees to bring new leadership in the state legislative chambers, legislators passed a much-needed wave of voting reforms.

January 10, 2019

House Democrats Take Action to Restore Democracy for Working People

As their first piece of legislation in the new session of Congress, House Democrats are introducing a comprehensive bill to restore our democracy and end corruption.

December 13, 2018

CWA Calls on Congress to Remake our Democracy by Passing H.R.1

CWA joined a diverse coalition in support of the comprehensive package of democracy reforms that House Democrats have committed to bring to the floor as the first order of business in the new Congress.