I Knew I Could Do This Work: Seven Strategies That Promote Women’s Activism and Leadership in Unions

Source: Amy Caiazza, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, 2007

This report is designed to remedy women’s lower levels of representation in leadership by promoting women’s activism within unions across the country at the local, state, regional, and national levels. Women’s increased activism can lead to higher levels of leadership as they gain the skills, confidence, and networks to embrace positions of authority and break down obstacles to their advancement in union work.

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