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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

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. 




National Action Network President Cummings MLK Day
January 18, 2024

CWAers Celebrate the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

CWAers participated in the AFL-CIO's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Civil and Human Rights Conference and several other events around the country to celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr..
National Human Trafficking Awareness Day
January 11, 2024

Raising Awareness to End Human Trafficking

Today, instead of following the CWA tradition of wearing red on Thursdays, thousands of CWA members are wearing blue as part of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day.
AFGE Fat Cat
November 16, 2023

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for NBC Universal, American Airlines Passenger Service Agents, Human Rights Watch, and AFGE.