APRI Targets Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Fast Track Trade Authority

APRI Targets Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and Fast Track Trade Authority Atlanta, GA, January 16, 2015 – The president and executive board of the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) joined a growing chorus of civil, labor and human rights organizations calling for major changes to the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The AFL-CIO’s senior constituency group is also opposing the Fast Track Read more

AFT and APRI Join Forces to Get Out the Vote During “Our Vote, Our Victory” Rally and March in Miami Florida

MIAMI, FL — National education leaders, including the presidents of the National Education Association and American Federation of Teachers, joined Miami community members in a Souls to the Polls rally on Sunday, urging voters to reject Governor Rick Scott’s focus on standardized testing. “When you have a current governor who has shown us how to do it all wrong… until Read more

APRI National, Greater Washington, and Baltimore Chapters Hit the Phone Bank!

On Wednesday October 22nd, members of the Greater Washington and Baltimore Chapters of APRI joined the national office in assisting the AFL-CIO in their GOTV efforts. Members participated in the AFL-CIO's phone bank in an effort to inform our fellow voters about the opportunities for early voting and to remind them to Get Out To Vote on November 4th!   Read more

APRI Joins Coalition for Labor Union Women (CLUW) in Praising Medicare Bill Requiring Coverage of HPV Testing in Cervical Cancer Screening

APRI Joins Coalition for Labor Union Women (CLUW) in Praising Medicare Bill Requiring Coverage of HPV Testing in Cervical Cancer Screening Wednesday, November 28, 2007 The Coalition of Labor Union Women, the only national organization for union women, and the A Philip Randolph Institute, the nation ’s largest organization representing black workers, together applauded the recent introduction of legislation that Read more

APRI Saddened By Death of Sister Patricia Cook Ferguson, Vice President of the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU)

APRI Saddened By Death of Sister Patricia Cook Ferguson, Vice President of the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU) Monday, November 5, 2012 (A. Philip Randolph Institute) Dear APRI Family, It is with profound regret that we announce the passing of Sister Patricia Cook Ferguson, Vice President of the Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU). Sister Ferguson also served as a member of the Read more
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