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  • Rally for Public Jobs, Service, and Justice

    This past Tuesday, May 24, over 300 people gathered in the 3rd floor auditorium of the General Assembly to denounce the House Republican state budget that attacks the poor, minorities, seniors, working families, and children.

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  • June 15 is Collective Bargaining Lobby Day

    Click to download the flyer. Come to Raleigh and support public employees State budget crises across the country have led to major cuts in public services for the public good while ideologues foment resentment of public workers despite research which shows they earn as much as 12% less than their private sector counterparts. In North […]

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  • North Carolina A.P.R.I.’s Annual Banquet (4/17)

    Ad book, tickets on sale now The North Carolina chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute will host its 36th Annual Awards Banquet on April 17, 2010 at 6:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn I-95 in Fayetteville, NC. What: NC APRI 36th Annual Awards Banquet When: Saturday, April 17, 2010 from 6:30 PM until Where: […]

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  • NC Alliance for Retired Americans Meets Shuler

    Retirees urge Congressman to support HCR What present would you ask your member of Congress for this holiday season? How about living up to the campaign promises made to voters in 2008? An organization of union retirees in North Carolina, the Alliance for Retired Americans (ARA), has something in mind — comprehensive health care reform. […]

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  • Health Fair Screening in Raleigh on Sat. Dec. 19

    Brought to you by NC APRI The North Carolina APRI has arranged for a health fair at their 4th quarter executive board meeting on Saturday, December 19, 2009. There will be free blood pressure checks, glucose monitoring, and questions answered on many other general health issues. This is part of the NC APRI’s mission to […]

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  • Giving Help and Hope in a Season of Need

    Mary Montford (left) with a client of the Raleigh APRI Food Bank, Cindy, a single mother of two adopted girls and college grad who has been unemployed over a year. Remember the less fortunate when giving thanks this week On Thursday most Americans will celebrate Thanksgiving with feasting and time spent with friends and family. […]

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  • REPORT: Lobby for HOPE ’09

    Triple Play at Lobby Day On May 26 public employees and supporters from across North Carolina converged on Raleigh for HOPE’s second Collective Bargaining Lobby Day. Hundreds of people from 22 counties lobbied their legislators in person and through HOPE’s virtual lobby and call-in day. Our strategy this year followed on three tracks: 1. Mock […]

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  • 35th Annual NC A.P.R.I. Banquet is April 18th

    Ad book, ticket sales support community services Mary Montford volunteers at the APRI Food Bank in Raleigh, NC The North Carolina A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) will hold its 35th Annual Awards Banquet on Friday, April 18, 2009 at the Hilton North Raleigh. Proceeds from this event will support voter registration, voter education, and community […]

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  • NC A.P.R.I. in 35th Annual Banquet on April 18

    MaryBe McMillan will give keynote address The North Carolina A. Philip Randolph Institute will hold its 35th Annual Banquet on April 18, 2009 at 7:00 pm at the Hilton North in Raleigh, NC. NC AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer MaryBe McMillan will give the keynote address. Tickets are $50 per person. To buy tickets or get more information, […]

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  • FINALLY: Election Day is Here!

    What you need to know: Time: Polls open at 6:30 am and close at 7:30 pm. Place: Use the State Board of Election’s precinct locator to find your polling place. Registration: You must be registered as of October 10, 2008 in order to vote. The best thing to do is check your registration before going […]

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  • 51st Annual Convention Wrap Up

    It’s time to Turn Around America This year, the North Carolina State AFL-CIO Convention, held at the North Raleigh Hilton, focused on labor’s effort to Turn Around America this election cycle. Many of the convention workshops and speakers emphasized the issues important to workers in this election, such as health care for all, the Employee […]

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  • Union Vets Get Organized

    The men and women who served our country in the military deserve more than lip service. They deserve the best. Some 2.1 million union members, or 14 percent of all union members, are veterans of military service. The AFL-CIO is bringing together union leaders and members who are veterans to speak out to and hold government […]

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  • Fish Sale and Voter Registration with Raleigh APRI

    Continuing its commitment to registering as many voters as possible before the November 4 election, the Raleigh chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute will hold a voter registration drive on Friday, July 18, 2008. The drive will also include a fund-raiser for the Raleigh chapter – a fish sandwich and homemade cake sale. Sandwiches […]

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  • Teach-in on Collective Bargaining at NCCU

    The North Carolina HOPE Coalition is co-sponsoring a teach-in on collective bargaining rights with the Institute for Civic Engagement and Social Change and Traction. Scheduled for April 3rd on the campus of North Carolina Central University, the teach-in is timed to coincide with the 40th anniversary Martin Luther King, Jr’s stand with public employees in […]

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  • Follow Up to 2nd Annual HK on J

    On February 9, thousands of activists, including hundreds of union members, rallied for a progressive legislative agenda, including justice for the Smithfield workers and collective bargaining for public employees. The rally and march were part of the second annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HK on J) event organized by the NC NAACP and over […]

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