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

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

Jan 22, 2015

CWA Speaks Out Against Obama’s SOTU Trade Agenda

CWA has supported the president in initiatives throughout his presidency. However, we cannot stand with the president in his alliance with Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Speaker John Boehner, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Business Roundtable to send more U.S. jobs offshore, undermine U.S. communities and weaken U.S. sovereignty. The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has much more to do with protecting the investment of multinational corporations and maneuvering around China than lowering trade barriers. Read More

Jan 22, 2015

Keeping the Dream Alive!

CWA members across the country celebrate the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. Read More

Dec 18, 2014

Fighting Back Against Predatory Lenders

CWA Human Rights activists are joining with our Democracy Initiative partners to fight back against the predatory practices of the big banks, particularly payday lending schemes. Read More

Dec 4, 2014

We Need Trade Policies That Export Our Values, Not Our Jobs

Congress has, repeatedly and in a bipartisan fashion, called on the Obama Administration to address human and labor rights in the ongoing TPP negotiations. Read More

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