Community Services

DOWNLOAD the 2015 PA AFL-CIO Community Services Week of Action Toolkit

To revitalize American communities, workers must address massive economic shifts that have occurred in the last 20 years.  These economic shifts have removed the “ladder of opportunity” and replaced it with a deepening “well of dependence” where workers and their families must rely on the goodwill of others to survive.  Dedicated leadership and creative approaches are needed to bring forth a new labor vision within our communities realizing that each community has a unique combination of assets on which to build their future.

The mission of the AFL-CIO is to improve the lives of working families—to bring economic justice to the workplace and social justice to our nation.  To accomplish this mission we will build and change the American labor movement… (Read More)

NALC Stamp Out Hunger

Get Ready to Stamp Out Hunger!

The National Association of Letter Carriers is holding the 25th Annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on May 13th.  Across the United States, everyday people are encouraged to leave a bag of non-perishable food items by their mailbox, and letter carriers will pick up the food as they deliver the day’s mail.  Read More
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Registration Now Open for 2017 Community Services Institute

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO is excited to announce that its 2017 annual Community Services Institute will be held from July 19-22 in Reading, PA.  From Wednesday evening through Saturday, members of the labor movement will come together to discuss the many ways labor unions and the Central Labor Councils impact their communities across Pennsylvania. Read More
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The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO Concludes Annual Community Services Meeting

As we enter the Martin Luther King Jr. weekend and holiday, many organizations across the Commonwealth are engaging in community service projects and focused on improving the collective life of those around them.  The labor movement is no different.  On January 12-13, Community Services Labor Liaisons from across the state met to discuss the projects of the past year and their plans for the year ahead.  Read More