The Words That Shape Our Movement

Some of the most inspirational leaders from the labor movement raised their voices for working people at AFGE's 2016 National Leadership Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

Here are a few memorable quotes from our brothers and sisters fighting for solidarity. Together we can build a future where working people from all walks of life have a seat at the table.

Share the words that shape our movement:

Tweet the quote from Mary Kay Henry

Tweet the quote from Tefere Gebre

Tweet the quote from Lee Saunders

Tweet the quote from Carmen Berkley

Tweet the quote from Marc Bayard

Tweet the quote from Jon Soltz

Tweet the quote from Representative Boyle

Tweet the quote from Bobby Harnage 

Tweet the quote from Lauren Spangler

Tweet the quote from Jamal Watkins

Tweet the quote from Paul Rinaldi


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