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)

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Union-Made Mother’s Day – Plus, Why We Need to Stop Paying Women Less For Motherhood

As with many other occasions and holidays, the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO encourages you to enjoy the spirit of the moment, and be ethical consumers.  See below for a list of union-made gift ideas.  But, we also want to take this opportunity to remind you that mothers in the workplace often do not receive the respect or treatment that they deserve. Read More
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Register Now for the 2018 PA AFL-CIO Community Services Institute!

2018 Community Services brochure When: Wednesday, July 11 to Saturday, July 14, 2018 Location: Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South, 164 Fort Couch Rd., Pittsburgh, PA 15241 Who: Union members who are interested in learning skills to positively affect their communities. Cost: $275 per delegate (Sponsorships for first-time attendees are available, which cover the registration fee and the hotel room fee). Read More
NALC Food Drive

NALC Holds Annual Food Drive on Saturday, May 12

On Saturday, May 12 the National Association of Letter Carriers along with partners across the Labor movement and our communities will hold the 26th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive. Last year’s event brought in more than 71 million pounds of non-perishable food that was collected and delivered to community food banks, pantries, and shelters, providing families in need with basic nutrition. Read More