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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

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. If you would like to access this resource, click here and fill out the form. Once your request has been submitted, you will receive a link to the available resources via email within 24 hours. 




Press Release

We Cannot Ignore the Impact of Systematic Racism in College Admissions

Affirmative Action is a system that has helped open opportunities to all and provide an environment where everyone has a chance to succeed. Eliminating opportunities for communities of color to obtain higher education will create immeasurable negative effects across both our country and our economy.
CWA PRIDE - featured
June 29, 2023

CWA Member Honored for Pride Month

As part of its yearly celebration of LGBTQ+ leaders who are shaping the labor movement for the future, the AFL-CIO featured Erdem Onder from CWA Local 9509 in San Diego.
2023 Juneteenth Event
June 22, 2023

CWA’s Annual Juneteenth Celebration

On Monday, hundreds of CWAers participated in the annual celebration of Juneteenth by attending a virtual event to reflect on Juneteenth’s history and this significant day’s impact.