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A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service

More than 70 national organizations have joined forces with APWU to launch A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service.  
 

News: A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service

APWU Web News Article 03-2017

APWU Goals for the Upcoming Year

President Dimondstein's installation speech

01/09/2017 - President Dimondstein spoke about the recent victories and future challenges for the American Postal Workers Union during his address at the installation of officers on Nov. 5, 2016. 

  • Click here to watch his full speech
  • Click here to watch a highlight video about the successes of the last three years and the goals for the upcoming term. 

A Grand Alliance Goes to Farm Aid

01/01/2017 -


AGA advocates speaking with Farm Aid concertgoers. 
Over one hundred attendees signed the pledge to 
‘Save our Public Postal Service.’ 
Sign the pledge today at agrandalliance.org/pledge.

(This article first appeared in the January-February 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service (AGA) was part of Farm Aid 2016’s HOMEGROWN Village. The AGA booth demonstrated the importance of maintaining a public Postal Service that connects Americans at every income level in cities, towns and villages across America, including rural areas with few other communication options. 

Ask Me About A Grand Alliance!

11/01/2016 -


Courtney Jenkins and Sherry McKnight (Baltimore Local), Nora Taggart and Kevin Walsh (New York Local).

(This article first appeared in the November-December 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

President Mark Dimondstein reported to delegates in his State of the Union speech at the union’s National Convention in August that A Grand Alliance “is now a reality and consists of more than 140 organizations, including 80 national labor, faith-based, community, environmental and civil rights organizations…

A Vote of Confidence

Moving Forward In a New Term

11/01/2016 - (This article first appeared in the November-December 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

I am deeply honored to be re-elected national union president by the members of the APWU. I greatly appreciate and am humbled by the overwhelming support!  


Members of the Oklahoma City Area Local participated in a Wear Your Union Gear day last fall, as part of the Contract Campaign.

 

A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service

Keep the U.S. Postal Service Public!

09/15/2016 - (This article first appeared in the September-October 2016 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine)

From Baltimore, New York, and San Jose to Cleveland and Greensboro, community leaders, activists and postal customers came together at field hearings sponsored by A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service (AGA) to examine postal issues that are important to the public. 

APWU Web News Article 198-2016

Willie Nelson Featured in New ‘Grand Alliance’ Video

In a heartwarming two-minute video, Willie Nelson, the iconic musician and founder of Farm Aid, shares his personal connection to the Postal Service and calls on viewers to join A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service.

Click here to share the video on Facebook. 

APWU Web News Article 169-2016

AGA Brings Postal Issues to the Public

07/08/2016 - (This article first appeared in the July-August issue of The American Postal Worker Magazine)


John Seibel, an elections expert and president of True Ballot, testifies at the Baltimore Field Hearing.

One concrete way that A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service is working to bring postal issues to the attention of the public is by organizing field hearings around the country.

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