The Unity Statement: The American Immigrant and Interfaith Movement Welcomes Pope Francis

As members of the immigration movement we are proud to welcome His Holiness, Pope Francis, to America. Like many people of faith around the world, we have been inspired by the Pope’s message of recognition and call for justice and dignity for all people, including immigrants. Pope Francis’ visit to the United States comes at a critical time when, again, Read more

APRI Celebrating 50 Years, Held Annual Conference In Savannah

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - It's a big year for an organization founded decades ago by civil rights leaders, who fought for workers' rights and civil rights all across America. The A. Philip Randolph Institute is celebrating 50 years of creating change, and right now the non-profit is holding its annual conference in Savannah at the Riverfront Marriott. And, of course, they Read more

Ohio State APRI Education Conference: “Continuing in the Struggle”

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the A. Philip Randolph Institute October 2 - 4, 2015 Hilton Akron Fairlawn Hotel Dear Brothers and Sisters: The Ohio A. Philip Randolph Institute Executive Board and members would like to invite you to our State Educational Conference October 2nd through the 4th 2015 in Akron, Ohio. If you are unable to attend, we are Read more

And Still I Rise: Black Women Labor Leaders’ Voices I Power I Promise

Congratulations!!!! Three A. Philip Randolph Institute members (Dr. L. Toni Lewis, Pierrette Talley, Robin Williams) and President Clayola Brown were highlighted in the "Still I Rise" presentation at the AFL-CIO highlighting the accomplishments and work of African American Women in the Labor Movement. View Link: And Still I Rise And Still I Rise is a part of The Black Worker Initiative, a bold Read more

Labor Secretary Greets ‘Breaking Chains of Poverty’ Graduates

A history of truancy kept Charles Strothers from graduating high school. He earned his GED certificate but then, Strothers says, he still “ran the streets” of Pittsburgh for five years. Eventually, Strothers was arrested. “There’s no reason for it. I was hanging around the wrong people, I guess,” he said. “You have to find a better way.” Strothers found one Read more
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