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SWA Salutes Teachers Resistance To Education Cuts in NC – Moral Monday Action, June 9, 2014

by June 14, 2014
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Onwards to building local Worker Assemblies ! Thousands of teachers, bus drivers, housekeepers, kitchen and other education workers, along with students and parents from hundreds of schools across the state of North Carolina have been organizing over the past year, starting with the incredible “walk-in” at school flag poles on Read more »

SWA Press Coverage

by September 5, 2012

Our Southern Workers Assembly on Monday, September 3 was widely covered by news media outlets from around the world. We packed the house at a church that was said to hold 300. Everyone gave fiery, touching talks and brought to life the power of our Southern labor organizing. This helped Read more »

“They want to run us to death”

by August 24, 2012

“They want to run us to death” Democrats will announce a pro-union platform in Charlotte — but some convention workers say they’re forgotten By Josh EidelsonFriday, Aug 24, 2012 In two weeks, Democrats will gather in Charlotte, N.C., and pledge once more to strengthen the right of workers Read more »

City Workers to Continue Protest Through DNC

by August 22, 2012

by DIANNE GALLAGHER / NewsChannel 36 Staff Posted on August 20, 2012 CHARLOTTE, N.C. —  Sanitation workers picketing outside the Government Center Monday said they aren’t letting the upcoming Democratic National Convention stop their weekly protests. About a dozen people held Read more »

Press Release August 1, 2012

by August 3, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: On opening Day of Democratic National Convention the Southern Workers Assembly will be a Convergence to Organize Labor in the South WHAT: Southern Workers Assembly WHEN: September 3, 2012 (Labor Day) 1:00pm-5:00pm WHERE: Wedgewood Baptist Church, 4800 Wedgewood Drive, Charlotte NC 28210 Press Contact: Saladin Muhammad of Read more »