UAW Region 1, Locals host Virtual Black History Month Celebration
February is National Black History Month and this year, Region 1 celebrated the many accomplishments and contributions made by African Americans to the UAW, our nation and the world via virtual celebration. The theme for this year’s black history month was The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity. You can view the virtual celebration here.
Heroes on the Front Line: Travis Fick
Relief Efforts The day COVID-19 shutdown the Warren (Michigan) Technical Center is the day Travis Fick jumped wholeheartedly into the fight against the virus. “It was a Friday. I believe March 20. I had been paying attention, so I knew there was a shortage of personal protection equipment, so I started a Facebook group to
UAW members man the bocce courts in Region 1
If it’s a late spring or summer Wednesday night, it’s a good bet you’ll find a group of UAW members at the Pete Petrucci courts behind the UAW Region 1 headquarters having a blast as they try to get their ball closest to the pallino. They’ve played bocce at the region for the last 40
PRO-Member: The UAW Chaplaincy Program
One of the lesser known programs of the UAW draws its inspiration from the very core of what founded our union – compassion and caring. The UAW Chaplaincy program started in the mid-eighties as a pilot project at Local 599 in Flint, Michigan. At the time, many UAW members – particularly those in the auto