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Honoring Women's History

The National Executive Board Adopt Proclamation to Honor the Women of the APWU

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03/08/2018 - On March 7, 2018, the APWU National Executive Board adopted a proclamation to honor the women of the APWU throughout March, in celebration of Women's History Month. The proclamation read:

     Whereas, the great contributions of American women in shaping our nation are observed in March, during Women’s History Month;

     Whereas, March 8th is International Working Women’s Day celebrated the world over;

     Whereas, women of every race and ethnic background have been in the forefront of every major progressive movement for social change;

     Whereas, women have played and continue to play a key role in the labor movement;

     Whereas, women have played a unique and powerful role in the American Postal Workers Union, therefore be it

     Resolved, we encourage all locals and state organizations to pay tribute to women during Women’s History Month for the contributions they have made in our continuing struggle, and be it further

     Resolved, we encourage all locals/states to organize and participate in International Working Women’s Day events.