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Navy Yard Apprenticeship Opportunities

Navy Yard Apprenticeship Opportunities

In 2004, Philly Shipyard, Inc. (PSI) established an apprenticeship program to develop the next generation of shipyard skilled workers and leaders. This three-year time-based competency program takes candidates with little or no experience and trains them to be multi-skilled employees that can perform successfully in a competitive market and participate in the future success of …

Covid Update For 1739 Members

Covid Update For 1739 Members

Vaccination is still the best remedy to stay safe from the COVID virus and our best chance to end the pandemic.  If you haven’t gotten a vaccination, please get one.   And we are now entering a period where Covid booster shots are being offered. The CDC has identified people with disabilities (including intellectual disabilities) among the people …

Important Voter Information

Important Voter Information

The next election season is practically here! Key dates to remember are: October 18 – Voter Registration Deadline October 26 – Mail-in Ballot Application Deadline November 2 – Election Day Apply for a mail-in ballot by 5pm on October 26, 2021, with a valid PA driver’s license or photo ID. You can also apply at …

AFSCME LOCAL 1739 UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 2021

AFSCME LOCAL 1739 UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 2021

Negotiation & Covid Impacts   JFCS AFSCME Local 1739 reached a tentative agreement with Jewish Family and Children’s Service on Wednesday, August 24th. The tentative agreement will be distributed to the JFCS membership for their ratification after the Labor Day weekend. SPIN COVID MODIFICATION On Thursday, August 25th, the union membership of Special People in …

News You Can Use!!

News You Can Use!!

The Philadelphia Office of Children and Families is offering summer opportunities and activities you don’t want to miss.  Check it out: Apply Now for a Summer Job Each year, Parks & Rec hires hundreds of seasonal positions, including recreation program assistants, and many lifeguards. Find out how to become a lifeguard. Apply for paid summer opportunities …

Member Spotlight: Ralph Medley, American Friends Service Committee, Director of Online Engagement

Member Spotlight: Ralph Medley, American Friends Service Committee, Director of Online Engagement

Ralph has been with AFSC for nearly 13 years as the Director of Online Engagement.  Ralph is committed to helping build online platforms that lift the voices of community members impacted by systems of oppression.  From photos to webinars, Ralph helps to advance the vision of the American Friends Service Committee “to create a just, …