September 27, 2006
Jason Fornicola
(202) 639-6448

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund CEO, Labor Heritage Foundation President to Appear on "Inside Government"

WASHINGTON - Dwayne Ashley, President and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall Scholarship Fund, and Joe Uehlein, noted labor musician and President of the Labor Heritage Foundation will appear on the American Federation of Government Employees’ (AFGE) radio program “Inside Government” this week. The show will air on Friday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. EDT on and 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.

Charlie Bernhardt, AFGE labor relations specialist, will also make a special appearance to discuss his CD A Bridge Between Two Worlds, which connects his work at AFGE with his role as cantor for Oseh Shalom congregation in Laurel, Md.

Programs are archived on the Federal News Radio Web site and can be heard on demand (available anytime) at Federal News Radio is one of the most popular online news stations in the country, according to the Baltimore Sun/New York Times Syndicate.

“Inside Government” is a one-hour weekly nationwide radio/Internet program dedicated to issues that impact all federal and D.C. government employees. In launching “Inside Government” AFGE becomes one of the first unions and the only federal workers’ union to have a national broadcast program on the air.

The program debuted June 30 and can be heard Fridays at 10:00 a.m. EDT nationally on demand (available anytime) at or 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.

“Through Inside Government, we are able to bring the issues which impact all federal and D.C. government workers to a wide national audience on a regular basis,” said AFGE National President John Gage, who is the show’s creator and executive producer. “This show gives the real story on what is happening inside our federal and D.C. government agencies and the rights of federal and D.C. government employees.”

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Please note there will be a short advertisement prior to the start of the program.

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