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We are honored to share the news that President Se'Adoreia “Cee Cee” Brown was presented with Legacy Magazine's 40 under 40: Black Leaders of Today & Tomorrow award this past weekend.

Thursday evening, a unique school bus started rolling around the streets of South Florida, and AFSCME members helped make it possible!

The Mobile School Pantry will hit the roads to visit area schools and distribute food to children and families in need. The bus is making a real impact by helping students to be able to concentrate on their school work instead of their hunger.

Local 199 President CeeCee Brown recently conducted a Shop Steward Training

AFSCME FLORIDA Council 79 Elects New Officers

Orlando – The men and women of AFSCME Florida Council 79 elected new officers at their convention, held March 29 to March 30 in Orlando. The new officers are as follows:

For almost four years, as attacks against organized labor reached a fever pitch nationwide, AFSCME members in Florida responded by launching a fierce and unprecedented organizing campaign unlike any the Sunshine State had seen before. Today, members started writing a new chapter in their union’s proud history by ratifying a new constitution on the first day of the AFSCME Florida Council 79's convention. 

For two decades, the dedicated employees at Florida's State Mental Hospitals have tried to convey to lawmakers the perilous nature of the work they do day in and day out. These tireless public servants work directly with individuals found not guilty by reason of insanity or who have been found to be a danger to themselves or to others.