Organize the South!

The Southern Workers Assembly (SWA) is a network of local unions, worker organizations, and organizing committees, committed to building rank-and-file democratic social movement unionism in the South.

Southern Workers Fight for Medicare for All

The Southern Workers Assembly is building a workers-led, Southern movement for Medicare for All.

Learn more about the campaign and how to join the fight!

News & Updates

North Carolina Fightback Conference unites workers

Raleigh, N.C. — Workers from across North Carolina joined together on Sept. 21 for a statewide Workers Fightback Conference hosted by the Southern Workers Assembly. In the last few months, over 940 people were arrested in protests at the State Capitol and tens of...

Walmart Workers Flash Mob – Raleigh, NC

September 5th, 2013, Raleigh, NC - As Walmart workers petition managers to reinstate employees who have been unfairly treated, a flash mob breaks out.

N.C. Statewide Workers Fightback Conference

Saturday Sept. 21, 201310:00am - 4:00pm (Attend on your way home from AFL-CIO convention in Wilmington) Vital Link School 1214 E. Lenoir Street, Raleigh, NC** (Corner of Rock Quarry Road) ** note updated address! RSVP Today by emailing info@southernworker.org The...

No More Trayvon Martins or George Zimmermans – Organize the South!

Southern Workers Assembly statement: The Southern Workers Assembly (SWA), along will millions across the U.S. and internationally are outraged by the Sanford, Florida court’s no guilty verdict of George Zimmerman, the racial profiler, stalker and murderer of unarmed,...