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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.

An Action-Packed Year

02/01/2016 -


Members of the Dallas [TX] Area Local at the
May 14 National Day of Action.

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

Frederick Douglas, the renowned anti-slavery leader, declared, “Without struggle there can be no progress.”

Certainly during 2015 we engaged in lots of needed struggle in the fight for workers’ rights and in defense of our wonderful national treasure, the public Postal Service. And, indeed, we have made some real progress.

Is UPS Behind Think Tank’s Attack on the Postal Service?

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

It’s not news that corporate vultures would like to get their hands on the most profitable parts of the Postal Service. Right-wing think tanks and politicians, along with the Postal Service’s competitors, have been advocating privatization for decades.

A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service

Historic First Meeting with Postmaster General

11/01/2015 -


From left: John Hatton, National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association;
Eva Dominguez, Alliance for Retired Americans; Melanie Campbell, National Coalition on Black Civic Participation/Black Women’s Roundtable; Postmaster General Megan Brennan;
Rev. Steven D. Martin, National Council of Churches; Katherine McFate, Center for Effective Government;
Jeffrey Williamson, USPS Chief Human Resources Officer; Rob Weissman, Public Citizen; and Ronald Stroman, Deputy Postmaster General.

(This article first appeared in the November/December 2015 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.)

A Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service (AGA) held a historic first meeting with Postmaster General Megan Brennan in August. The delegation, representing six of AGA’s national signatories, brought the group’s mission – the fight to protect and enhance vibrant public postal services – directly to the Postmaster General. 

Each member of the delegation expressed the importance of the Postal Service to the people in their organizations. 

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