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.

December 6, 2018

Facing Public Pressure, AT&T, Verizon Pull Funding from Anti-Worker Organization

CWA joined more than 70 organizations to urge the largest corporate funders of ALEC to cut ties with the organization.

November 29, 2018

How Working People Can Win the Fight Against Corporate Power

In remarks at this week's Democracy Initiative Annual Meeting, CWA President Chris Shelton urged attendees to take on the power of corporate interests in our political system to build a system that represents all of our interests.

November 8, 2018

Big Wins for Working Families in Midterm Elections!

CWAers across the country won major victories for working people on Election Day, electing strong pro-worker candidates who will change the face of Congress and beyond.

September 20, 2018

Don't Forget to Register to Vote!

National Voter Registration Day is coming up on Tuesday, September 25!

September 20, 2018

CWAers Sign Up New Voters at Dallas Pride Parade

CWA Local 6215 members in Dallas, Texas, led a union coalition along with AFT community activists in their third annual voter registration drive.

August 23, 2018

CWAers Build Working Class Power at Human Rights Conference

CWA members from across the country gathered in New Orleans last week for the 2018 Civil and Human Rights Conference.

June 29, 2018

CWA Applauds Introduction of By the People Resolution to Strengthen Our Democracy

The By the People Resolution would empower every American voter, strengthen ethics laws for government officials, and take steps to repair our broken campaign finance system.

June 14, 2018

CWAers Rally in DC for Poor People's Campaign

CWAers have been participating in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against the structures that are undermining our democracy and supporting economic injustice.

June 7, 2018

Poor People's Campaign Update

CWAers and retirees have been joining tens of thousands of people across the country to participate in nonviolent direct actions to fight back against economic injustice.