• Help bring justice to North Carolina’s tobacco fields

    We aren’t asking Kangaroo Chairman of the Board Ed Holman for the world. We are only asking him to join a conversation that would mean the world to thousands of his fellow human beings. Won’t you join us in sending him that message?

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  • August is Accountability Month for North Carolina Politicians

    Throughout the month of August, we are looking at every opportunity to hold members of Congress and the state legislature accountable for being on the wrong side of the American majority which wants action on jobs not dithering on deficits.

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  • What do Labor and Environmental Activists Have in Common?

    There is no conflict between a healthy environment and a thriving economy that provides living wage jobs, universal health care, high quality education and social justice.

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  • Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius Visits Raleigh!

    Last Tuesday morning, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius took time to sit down with seniors and retirees to talk about the Affordable Care Act at the AARP-Raleigh office.

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  • Say “No” to Working ‘Til We Die at Rally April 28

    On April 28, join Congressman Brad Miller and others in Raleigh who are standing up against these attacks. We will demand: “Don’t Make Us Work ‘Til We Die. Hands off Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid.”

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  • Speak NC: Smart Start

    Smart Start is North Carolina’s nationally-recognized early childhood system that served 124,000 children in child care last year alone, along with thousands more young children who are not in child care by providing services such as parent training and health screenings.

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  • Speak NC: School Nurse

    North Carolina’s school nurses provide a range of services, including health screening, emergency care, health counseling and treatment for chronic health conditions.

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  • Announcing Speak NC

    Speak NC will be rolling out a video each week featuring North Carolinians that rely on on speech therapy, nursing, or any of the hundreds of services that touch thousands of North Carolinians every year. Watch this trailer for the new video series.

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  • 2011 Historic Thousands on Jones St (HKonJ)

    Click to download the 2011 HKonJ flyer. SAVE THE DATE: Sat., Feb. 12 at 9:30 AM Join us for the 2011 Historic Thousands on Jones St., which will be held Saturday, February 12 beginning at 9:30 AM. If you believe in justice for people not corporations; if you believe in good jobs and workers rights; […]

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  • Voter Owned Elections Lobby Day is Tues. (6/22)

    Click to register and for more info. Putting “We the People” back in control of our politics NC Voters for Clean Elections, a coalition working to advance citizen-funded, voter-owned elections will hold a lobby day at the General Assembly June 22. The NC AFL-CIO supports the work of the NC Voters for Clean Elections because […]

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  • Special Event: Saving Homes, Modifying Loans! (4/6)

    Sharing successes, lessons and recommendations An official with U.S. Treasury will be in Charlotte next Tuesday to talk about programs the Obama Administration hopes will help homeowners underwater on their mortgages and who are trying to avoid foreclosure. The Treasury is responsible for the design and implementation of the Home Affordable Modification Program (HAMP), and […]

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