AFSCME Texas Corrections

Megha Desai is a public defender in Multnomah County, Oregon. In a given week, she might work upwards of 60 hours. Right now, she has about 145 open cases.

All-knowing sources of information. Tour guides to the highways and byways of history. The friendly voice of a morning story time.

Fifty-one years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. traveled to Memphis to help rally the community around 1,300 AFSCME sanitation workers who had gone on strike.

In the 1980s, I was living and going to school in Minnesota when women who worked for state government won a big victory.

AFSCME Texas Corrections members proudly served the state during one of the most violent and dangerous storms - Hurricane Harvey. Our state is safer and stronger because of the work you did. If you or your family suffered because of the storm and have storm related dammage please register to see what resources are available to you.

Click here to register for FEMA 

Click here to register for The Texas Worker Relief Fund

Your AFSCME sisters and brothers in Texas, Louisiana, Puerto Rico, Florida, Georgia and other areas affected by recent hurricanes are on the front lines of the disasters. They are doing what they do best: Serving their community. Helping people.

These AFSCME sisters and brothers are also among those victimized and displaced by this storm. The coming weeks and months will be difficult ones as they try to put their lives back together.

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