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City Spotlight: Washington DC

Rosie Flexes Her Muscle at Exhibit

By Kelly Ross

If you are in Washington, D.C. this Tuesday, June 14 and have some time to spare, be sure to check out the Women Can Build: Re-envisioning Rosie exhibit. The one day exhibition sponsored by Jobs to Move America (JMA), and the AFL-CIO will be held during the White House United State of Women Summit, and is sure to be a must see. Women have been a driving force in organized labor and this exhibit shines a light on the strength and solidarity of women past and present.

DC City Spotlight: 5 Ways to Enjoy Union Theater in the Nation’s Capital

By Ross Lenihan

Everyone knows that DC is the place for movers and shakers in government, but not as many realize that DC is also a fantastic city for catching live theater. From Ford’s Theater to the Kennedy Center, there’s a reason DC is regarded as the #2 city for live theater (behind only New York). Live theater is also heavily unionized in DC, so you can rest well knowing that your performance experience is brought to you by the hardworking women and men in labor.

Holiday Spotlight: Make it a Union One in the Nation’s Capital

By Jos Williams, President of the Metro Washington Council, AFL-CIO and Cherri Senders, Publisher of Labor 411

If it’s December in the nation’s capital, it must mean residents and visitors alike are gearing up to celebrate the holiday season with family, friends and loved ones. But first, let’s be sure take a moment to thank our Washington, DC union brothers and sisters on the front lines fighting for better wages, hours, and benefits for all of us.