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  • Work For Workplace Justice

    Friday, December 13th, 2013

    Work For Workplace Justice

    Three Regional Workshops were conducted this fall, following a successful pilot program last year. Each workshop was well-attended with Peggy Browning Fellowship Alumni on the panel.

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  • Fall Regional Workshops - Boston Area

    Thursday, November 14th, 2013

    The Peggy Browning Fund has expanded its pilot regional workshop program, Work for Workplace Justice, launched last year in Pittsburgh. The next workshop is scheduled for the Boston Area on Wednesday, November 20.

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  • Fall Regional Workshops - Austin, TX

    Monday, September 9th, 2013

    The Peggy Browning Fund has expanded its pilot regional workshop program, Work for Workplace Justice, launched last year in Pittsburgh. The next workshop is scheduled for Austin, Texas on Monday, Oct. 21.

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  • IUE-CWA Summer Fellowship Experience

    Monday, July 29th, 2013

    IUE-CWA Summer Fellowship Experience

    Peggy Browning Fellows Ian Seruelo and McLean Johnson at the IUE-CWA in Dayton, Ohio attended a training sponsored by the UFCW on OUR Walmart (Organizing United for Respect at Walmart) and the Summer for Respect Campaigns.

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  • Final Six PB Fellows Added!

    Monday, July 15th, 2013

    Six law students have been added to the Peggy Browning Fellowship roster since the 2013 Summer Fellowship brochure was printed. See the listing below with their significant accomplishments!

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  • Washington DC Reception in June - a very genuine evening!

    Monday, July 15th, 2013

    On June 24, the Peggy Browning Fund recognized James Boland, President of the Bricklayers Union, and Nancy Schiffer, retired Associate General Counsel of the AFL-CIO for their achievements on behalf of workers and their families. Guests from across the country came to pay homage to both awardees for differing reasons.

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  • Berger-Marks Foundation Provides Grant For Women

    Thursday, May 16th, 2013

    The Peggy Browning Fund has received a grant from the Berger-Marks Foundation to fund a new PBF Summer Fellowship this year!

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  • New York Awards Reception Most Successful To Date!

    Monday, April 22nd, 2013

    The 2013 New York Awards Reception raised more funds in support of Peggy Browning Fellowships than any event in our history!

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  • Philadelphia Awards Reception Recognizes 2 Union Leaders

    Monday, April 22nd, 2013

    The 2013 Philadelphia Peggy Browning Awards Reception recognized two Pennsylvania labor leaders - Rick Bloomingdale, President, Pennsylvania AFL-CIO and Sam Staten, Jr., Business Manager, LIUNA Local 332.

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  • Peggy Browning Fund Loses Board Member, Mentor & Friend

    Thursday, January 17th, 2013

    We are very sad to report the loss of Norm Gleichman, Deputy General Counsel of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and PBF Advisory Board member. Norm was very active as a mentor to Peggy Browning Fellows and other SEIU summer interns, as a member of the National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference Planning Committee and a member of our Washington, DC Host Committee. His loss will be felt for some time to come.

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