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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

2018 Scholarship Essay Contest

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO will be accepting applications for the 2018 Scholarship Essay Contest.  All entries must be submitted or postmarked by January 31, 2018. Every year the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO offers scholarships to affiliated union members and their families. The criteria for entering are broken up into two categories with different topics for each surrounding an opportunity for students to learn more about the importance of Organized Labor in America. Read More

YouthBuild Students Take Part in Day of Caring, Reading

United Community Services for Working Families, an agency associated with the Reading-Berks Central Labor Council, recently participated in the United Way Day of Caring in Reading when its cohort of YouthBuild students volunteered to clean up Aulenbach’s Cemetery. Eight YouthBuild students along with the UCSWF President Ashley Chambers and program instructors spent the day cleaning up fallen tree branches, mowing the grass and power-washing the buildings.  Read More