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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, …

It Runs In The Family

It Runs In The Family

We will regularly offer a shout-out to the leaders who demonstrate an understanding of the importance of unions and the work our people do.  We want to make wise decisions about the people who want to lead us. State Rep. Joe Hohenstein was elected to the Pennsylvania House on Nov. 6, 2018, representing the 177th Legislative …

FEMA Funeral Reimbursement

FEMA Funeral Reimbursement

The FEMA Funeral Reimbursement Program will launch in a week or two. FEMA is reimbursing up to $7,000.00 for COVID-19 funerals. PLEASE PASS ON FOR WIDEST DISSEMINATION TO OUR BLACK/BROWN and other underserved COMMUNITIES…. to any family member who paid for a funeral. Please keep funeral documentation. For more on COVID-19 Funeral Assistance – CLICK …

Special Covid-19 Scholarship Application

Special Covid-19 Scholarship Application

Here is an opportunity for scholarship funding for our college students and those in trade schools who have lost so much time due to the COVID pandemic.  The deadline is coming up on April 30. Please circulate widely.   Download application here    

Covid Vaccine Roll Out Guidelines

Covid Vaccine Roll Out Guidelines

The Philadelphia Health Department has issued guidelines for the roll out of their vaccination program. Check below for the people included in each Phase. These definitions may change quickly in the new administration. Each county health department is pre-registering residents in their county. Please check the county health department website for details and sign up as …

Happy Holidays!!

Happy Holidays!!

To all our brothers and sisters and their families, We wish you health and happiness.  Please carry our best wishes into the new year for your wellbeing and success.  After a year like no other, let’s prepare ourselves to greet 2021 with hope and caring for each other.  We may have to live with COVID …