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CWA Human Rights Department Holds Annual National Women's and CR&E Committee Face-to-Face in Birmingham, AL and Participate in the AFL-CIO Martin Luther King, Jr. Human Rights Conference


National Women's and CR&E Committees attending Annual Face-to-Face Meeting in Birmingham, AL
National Women's and CR&E Committees on Stage with President Cummings at MLK Human Rights Conference
National Womens and CR&E Committees in Birmingham, AL with President Cummings & Staff



CWA Human Rights Department Hosts Members to Attend the 60th Anniversary March on Washington on August 26, 2023

March on Washington 2023

Many lasting memories were made by over 300 CWA activists arriving by bus to the CWA HQs Building for a rally before heading off to the Lincoln Memorial on the National Mall for speeches and a march hosted by the NAN and the AFL-CIO. Please click here to see a slideshow from the March or click on the video below! 



Joint Committee Members Present Biennial Reports and Host Actions at the 79th CWA Convention

Women's Committee Members
CR&E Committee Members
Human Rights Convention Booth

 The National Women's and The Civil Rights & Equity Committee Members met in person this past January at CWA Head Quarters in Washington, D.C. to begin preparing their written reports and subsequent stage appearance at the biennial 79th CWA Convention; Click here to read more about their efforts.


New Resources for Locals and Activists

Gender Justice Training: This training is designed to provide CWA members with an understanding of pronoun use in the modern workplace and to build mutual respect for each other along with acknowledging and respecting each other's differences! There are four modules in this training that can be either a half day or full day class. The modules are designed to be modified for special events that have time constraints. 

Building an Anti-Racist Union: This training is designed to provide CWA members with knowledge and skills to build an anti-racist union. It includes three modules. Module 1: What Does Racial Difference/Bias Look Like In Our Workplace?; Module 2: Understanding Racism and Anti-Racism; Module 3: Building an Anti-Racist Union. Included in this resource is a slide deck, an instructor’s manual, several handouts and exercises. 




June 13, 2024

AFL-CIO Honors CWA Member for Pride Month

In celebration of Pride Month, the AFL-CIO is highlighting the contributions of LGBTQ+ workers to the Labor Movement in the United States.
CBTU 53rd Annual Convention
May 30, 2024

CWA Participates in Black Trade Unionists Annual Convention

Last week, the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists (CBTU) welcomed approximately 700 labor activists and leaders to Houston, Texas, for the CBTU 53rd Annual Convention.
CWA Press Release
Press Release

CWA Stands with Students, Journalists, and Workers and Condemns Attacks on Free Speech

Over the past few weeks, attacks against students, journalists, and workers who have been engaging in and reporting on peaceful protests against Israel’s siege on Gaza have escalated.