Tag: Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence

Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence makes a fierce plea: Stand and fight; take back our America

“I grew up knowing that if you went to an auto plant you would instantly be in the middle class, because the UAW fought for workers to earn wages that would help them support their families, send their children to college and make a difference in their communities,” Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence told CAP delegates. In an impassioned speech, Lawrence recalled past decades when organized labor paved the way for laws and programs that helped to create economic and social justice for America’s families. She challenged members to remember that “what is done to the least of us affects all us” ... Read more