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  • Philadelphia Alumni Organizing Discussions

    Thursday, November 8th, 2012

    Two Peggy Browning 2012 Fellows have organized panel discussions at their schools for students interested in a career in labor law. Vanessa Stine, at Villanova Law, and Martin Klein at Temple Beasley School of Law, will facilitate these at their respective schools on the dates listed in the banner section of this Home page.

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  • 2012 National Law Students Workers' Rights Conference - Included Students From 82 Law Schools!

    Thursday, November 8th, 2012

    This year's annual conference attracted students from 82 law schools around the country - each looking for a community of like-minded peers and to build on their knowledge of labor and public interest law.

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  • San Francisco Inaugural Awards Reception - Opens West Coast to Broaden Program

    Thursday, November 8th, 2012

    The first Peggy Browning Awards Reception on the West Coast on October 3rd was well-received and very well attended. Recognizing the achievements of two stalwart leaders of the labor community, guests paid homage to Art Pulaski, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the California Labor Federation and Duane Beeson, Esq., of Beeson, Tayer and Bodine.

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  • Washington DC Reception - A Great Opportunity for Peggy Browning Fellows

    Thursday, July 26th, 2012

    On June 26, the AFL-CIO Lobby and Gompers Room was filled with guests from the labor community coming together to recognize Edwin D.Hill, President of IBEW; Wilma B. Liebman, Esq., Past Chairman of the NLRB and Joshua M. Javits, Esq., Arbitrator and Mediator for their dedication to the rights and needs of workers.

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  • New York Reception Exceeds Fundraising Goal Providing For 2012 Fellows

    Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

    Peggy Browning Fund's 2012 New York Reception was the largest in our history. Over 300 guests from the labor community came together to witness Denis Hughes, Past President of the New York State AFL-CIO; Vincent Pitta, Esq., Managing Partner of Pitta & Giblin, LLP and Martin Scheinman, Esq., arbitrator and mediator receive the Peggy Browning Award for their dedication to the rights and needs of workers on April 3rd at the UFT.

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  • 2012 Philadelphia Reception Delivered!

    Monday, April 16th, 2012

    On March 7th, union leaders and members, union-side attorneys and their firms, members of the Philadelphia labor community and friends and associates came together to recognize social justice champions Henry Nicholas, President, 1199C National Union of Hospital and Healthcare Employees and Ed Mooney, International Vice President of CWA District 2-13.

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  • Conference Materials 2012

    Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

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  • First Pittsburgh Workshop Well Attended

    Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

    Over 40 Pittsburgh area law students braved the elements to attend the first Peggy Browning Fund Workshop at the University of Pittsburgh Law School on February 11. Their goal - to learn from the esteemed panel what it's like to practice law on behalf of workers and their unions or at a neutral government agency regulating the workplace.

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  • Alumni Connections Event A Success!

    Thursday, February 9th, 2012

    The Peggy Browning Fund's Alumni Connections DC Group sponsored their first meeting and Happy Hour on Thursday, January 26 in the AFSCME offices, and it was a great success!

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  • Grant Made New Website Possible!

    Thursday, December 1st, 2011

    The new brand and website design for the Peggy Browning Fund was made possible by a grant award from The Philadelphia Foundation in 2011. We partnered with Lyquix Inc., a Philadelphia information technology consulting firm for this project. You can now see the result live!

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