Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO

 

 

Voting in Pennsylvania and our role in this next election is so important it is regularly on the national news.

Carla Insinga has been with AFSCME for over two decades and took up the reins as Director of District Council 90 in 2017, after working as the Education Director.

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On Tuesday, August 25, postal workers will take action across America with one clear message – #SaveThePostOffice.

 

A complete and accurate count in the 2020 census is vital to working families in every corner of our country but the enumeration period ends soon and there are still communities with low response rates.

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Remember that tomorrow, Tuesday, November 3rd is Election Day in Philadelphia! Make a plan to vote!

For more information and to find your polling location, visit www.votespa.com.

About the Fund Our Facilities Coalition

“Fund our Facilities” is a coalition of elected leaders, labor organizations, and community groups focused on securing funding for improvements to school buildings.

For $170 million, environmental hazards across the School District of Philadelphia’s more than 200 buildings can be remediated to the point that every school will be safe, healthy, and clean. This dollar figure addresses the following needs:

We grieve, along with the entire United States, this evening upon news of the passing of workers’ equity advocate and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. 

Read more about her life here. 

This election year, America faces interlocking crises—a global health crisis, economic collapse, and systemic racism. Even as we live in fear of disease and economic ruin, we have had to watch the on-camera murders of unarmed Black people by officers who have sworn to protect and serve us. So many of us have stood outside nursing homes and hospitals as our loved ones died inside, alone. In response, we are struggling with despair and asking, Dare we hope for profound change in our public life?