Tag Archives: South Central Federation of Labor

Union Women Step Up with a Boost from Emerge

Saturday, July 20th marked the graduation of the Emerge Wisconsin Class of 2013.¬†With unparalleled confidence and eagerness, eight women of labor took an important step forward for their unions and the state of Wisconsin. As State Representative Melissa Sargent (EmergeWI, … Continue reading

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Awake, Engaged, Inspired

For the first ten years of my teaching career, I thought teaching and voting were¬†enough. I was doing what I loved and I was fulfilling my civic duty. I will never forget the day that all of this changed. It … Continue reading

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Placing “Community First”

One of the criticisms of politics is that it lacks heart. Too frequently, campaigns and political activity are driven by the numbers, rather than by ideals. Neighborhoods or people are ranked according to their likelihood of voting and voting the … Continue reading

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