Tag: CAP

UAW Endorses Lumumba for Jackson Mayor

(Jackson, Mississippi) – Citing his commitment to worker safety and labor rights, the Mississippi UAW CAP Council has endorsed Chokwe A. Lumumba for mayor of Jackson. “The citizens of Jackson have an opportunity to elect a mayor in Chokwe A. Lumumba who understands that labor rights are civil rights and that raising the wages, health and safety and labor standards of all workers builds the economy of Jackson,” said Ray Curry, director of UAW Region 8. Lumumba has demonstrated support for workers including his participation in the March on Mississippi earlier this year to argue for labor rights at Nissan ... Read more

Don’t Stop! Drop and vote

We all know there’s a presidential race going on. Many of us know congressional races are happening. But all too often voters stop and drop off from voting down-ballot. Yet many of these down-ballot races impact your life every day. The down-ballot choices you make for offices like the state legislature, city council, county commission, state supreme court, board of education, sheriff’s department and district courts determine kitchen table policies that have the most impact on your daily life. Officeholders in these positions make decisions about state tax policies, how schools are funded, Medicaid expansion, women’s reproductive health rules, law ... Read more

See who members like you endorsed for office before you cast your vote! Visit uawendorsements.org

before you head to the polls, check out who UAW members like you endorsed at uawendorsements.org. Wondering who UAW members like you are endorsing for political office in federal, state and local elections? This information is available from the UAW National Community Action Program (CAP) at uawendorsements.org. So what should you do when you visit uawendorsements.org? First, click on the state where you vote, or search for your state or locality in the search box provided. In states where your UAW CAP Council has made endorsements, those endorsements will be available for you to see. You can see who UAW members like ... Read more

Don’t Stop! Drop and vote

We all know there’s a presidential race going on. Many of us know congressional races are happening. But all too often voters stop and drop off from voting down-ballot. Yet many of these down-ballot races impact your life every day. The down-ballot choices you make for offices like the state legislature, city council, county commission, state supreme court, board of education, sheriff’s department and district courts determine kitchen table policies that have the most impact on your daily life. Officeholders in these positions make decisions about state tax policies, how schools are funded, Medicaid expansion, women’s reproductive health rules, law ... Read more

Check out uawendorsements.org for Latest Political and Endorsements Information

UAW Endorsements are available to you via uawendorsements.org. Are you looking for the latest political information from the UAW? Wondering who UAW members like you are endorsing for political office in federal, state and local elections? Want to get information about how to register to vote? Want to know when your primary is? All this information and more is available from the UAW National Community Action Program (CAP) at uawendorsements.org. This website includes important information for UAW members who are interested in getting involved in the political process. So what should you do when you visit uawendorsements.org? First, click on ... Read more

Full Coverage of the Flint Water Crisis in latest Solidarity

See full coverage of the Flint Water Crisis in the latest issue of Solidarity magazine now. By now, you’ve heard about the Flint Water Crisis. If you haven’t, here’s a great timeline of events from the Detroit Free Press. In Flint and throughout the nation, there has been justifiable outrage over the decisions made by state elected and appointed officials in the handling of the water crisis. Because officials put cost savings ahead of the health of Flint residents, thousands have been poisoned, and several deaths are suspected due to extended and excessive exposure to contaminated toxic water. But, the ... Read more

Check out uawendorsements.org for Latest Political and Endorsements Information

UAW Endorsements are available to you via uawendorsements.org. Are you looking for the latest political information from the UAW? Wondering who UAW members like you are endorsing for political office in federal, state and local elections? Want to get information about how to register to vote? Want to know when your primary is? All this information and more is available from the UAW National Community Action Program (CAP) at uawendorsements.org. This website includes important information for UAW members who are interested in getting involved in the political process. So what should you do when you visit uawendorsements.org? First, click on ... Read more

North Carolina/South Carolina UAW CAP endorses Cooper for North Carolina Governor and Ross for U.S. Senate

North Carolina — Citing their records of supporting working families, the North Carolina/South Carolina UAW Community Action Program announced today that it is endorsing Roy Cooper for North Carolina governor and Deborah Ross for the U. S. Senate. “These are two exceptional candidates who do not shy away from tough issues and are willing to stand up and make a difference for our families, community and the state,” said UAW Region 8 Director Ray Curry, a Tar Heel native. “I am especially proud that Roy Cooper represents the change that we need in my home state,” Curry said. North Carolina ... Read more

UAW activists from Region 2B hold breakfast, meetings on Capitol Hill

On Tuesday, January 26, UAW Members from Region 2B gathered for breakfast in Washington, D.C., in the the aftermath of Winter Storm Jonas. Dozens of members from Ohio and Indiana had been fortunate enough to make it into the capital before the worst of the storm hit and the conference was officially canceled. With many elected officials out of town and unable to get back due to travel conditions, it wasn’t certain that members would have anyone to meet with. However, Senator Joe Donnelly (D- Ind.) was able to travel to Washington from Indianapolis thanks, he said, to his UAW-made ... Read more