America's communities never rest. Streets need cleaning. Families need care. Students deserve well-run schools, and our neighborhoods demand safety.
That's why people who work in public service never stop. This isn't a job. It's a calling. Nobody does this work for the money or the limelight. It's hard work, and it's largely unsung. The work matters because it means something to make a community better. In fact, it means everything.
At AFSCME, we believe that every person working to sustain their community deserves respect. We show ours through action - fighting to secure opportunity for our members whenever, and whoever, they are. We negotiate better pay and benefits because fighting for every member's future is a form or respect. We educate about the issues that keep working families up at night because informed advocates command respect. And we organize because respect is offered to individuals who build power together.
When people in public service connect, big things happen; Fairness, Equality, Democracy. AFSCME is the union that honors solidarity without conformity - drawing each member's story into a force of experience and commitment that can't be ignored. That's how we win better lives for ourselves, our families, our communities, and our country.
For people proudly committed to the public service that makes American happen, we never quit.
Washington Federation of State Employees
1212 Jefferson Street SE #300
Olympia, WA 98501