Constituency Groups

The AFL-CIO is a diverse and inclusive family of working people. We advocate for all workers. Our constituency groups address the challenges that workers from diverse backgrounds face. These groups reach out to the communities they serve, build solidarity, help out with organizing efforts and ensure full participation in our movement. 

A. Philip Randolph InstituteAPRI is an alliance between labor and the civil rights movement. Today, it fights for racial equality and economic justice.

Asian Pacific American Labor AllianceAPALA is the nation’s first national organization of AAPI workers. It focuses on advancing worker, immigrant and civil rights.

Coalition of Black Trade UnionistsCBTU is an independent voice for black workers within the labor movement.

Coalition of Labor Union WomenCLUW unifies union women to face shared concerns. The coalition focuses on action on issues important to women workers. Join our local chapter here! 

Labor Council for Latin American Advancement: LCLAA represents 2 million Latino workers. The council organizes working people to protect the rights and expand the influence of Latinos.

Pride At Work: [email protected] brings together the labor movement and the LGBTQ community in pursuit of social and economic justice.

Union Veterans CouncilThe council brings together workers who are veterans and speaks out on issues that affect them the most.