50th Anniversary of the Civil Rights Act

As we celebrate this landmark legislation, remember, there is still work to be done. Virginia Anderson-Dunbar gives the history.

Civil Rights Act Signing

Jun 29, 2015

CWA Statement on the Ruling which Legalizes Gay Marriage in all 50 States

LGBTQ activists and their allies fought for years to gain the right for LGTBQ couples to marry. These couples and families were not asking for special rights, or different rights. They were simply asking for the same rights afforded to all other couples. Read More

Jun 19, 2015

CWA Statement on the Murder of Nine African American Citizens in Charleston

In the wake of the shootings in Charleston of nine African American citizens, we must stand together and confront the realities that drive such violence. Read More

May 8, 2015

Nike a Good Example of Why the TPP Is a Disaster for Workers, Communities

What a strange choice to promote the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal -- a company that has 330,000 people working for 60 cents an hour in Vietnam. Read More

Feb 12, 2015

Corporate Profits vs. LGBTQ Equality

The United States is currently negotiating a trade deal with countries "where LGBTQ people have no rights," CWA President Cohen said. "We will stand up for LGBTQ rights!" Read More

Jan 29, 2015

Froman’s Hill Trade Hearings Buffeted By Protests

At the U.S. Senate Finance Committee hearing on the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, ordinary citizens and activists stood up and voiced their concerns. Read More

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