March 17, 2021


Women’s Empowerment Committee: Forging a Better Future for All

Whether during Women’s History Month or any other month, it’s important to honor the women writing history every day through their work to empower one another and help create a more equitable world. And that encapsulates the work of the SEIU Local 1000 Women’s Empowerment Committee (WEC) in a nutshell.


Susanna Salter – Breaking the Glass Ceiling for Women Politicians

As part of Women’s History Month, we are celebrating notable women past and present whose contributions to our nation have been overlooked.

During the years following the Civil War, women across America began escalating their demands for greater political rights. But it wasn’t until 1887 when Argonia, Kansas, then a small town of 500 inhabitants, elected Susanna Salter that America had its first female mayor.