The promise of America—that if you work hard you and your family can get ahead—is a broken promise for too many Americans.
There are too many poverty-wage jobs with no benefits and irregular hours, and not enough good, union jobs where you and your co-workers can negotiate higher pay and better healthcare coverage. We need more union jobs that provide financial security for families and build thriving communities.
Unfortunately, the Supreme Court is considering a case, Janus v. AFSCME, that would make things even worse, dividing working people and making it more difficult to join together in unions.
The Scholarship submittal window has now closed. Any scholarship applications that have not been postmarked as of July 1, 2016 will not be accepted. Winners will be announced via phone call within the next two weeks.