SEIU Local 221 Affinity Groups

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Affinity groups support members who want to work on shared projects and goals, including giving back, building leadership and political action. SEIU Local 221 builds power at work and in our communities. The following list includes the normal meeting dates, make sure to confirm the dates by clicking here.

Affinity Groups

  • African American Action Committee
    Contact solita.kampley@seiu221.org*
    6 pm on third Tuesday of the month
    The AAAC aims to unite the African-American community within our union. AAAC is focused on volunteerism and plans the annual Juneteenth celebration.
  • Asian American Pacific Islander Caucus
    Contact maggie.ta@seiu221.org*
    Meetings vary
    Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and learn more about issues and events happening in our community.
  • Lavender Caucus
    Contact gregory.bartow@seiu221.org*
    6 pm on the fourth Wednesday of month
    The goal of the Lavender Caucus is to facilitate open, respectful communication between the LGBTQ community and the labor movement.
  • Latino Caucus
    Contact charles.leon@seiu221.org*
    6 pm on second Wednesday of month
    The purpose of the Latino Caucus is to unite the Latino community within our union, empowering members and building workplace strength.
  • Member Political Organizer Committee
    Contact emiliana.sparaco@seiu221.org*
    6 pm on first Thursday of the month
    Members of the MPO Committee increase the voice of our union in politics. We are about working people, not political parties.
  • Retiree-Associate Caucus
    Contact joanna.stewart@seiu221.org*
    Meetings vary
    The retiree’s group builds fellowship and supports the work of the union.
  • Veterans Caucus
    Meetings vary
    Members continue to honor the oath to service while strengthening workplace advocacy and highlighting veterans’ issues.
  • Women’s Caucus
    6 pm on the first Tuesday of the month
    The Women’s Caucus is committed to providing a forum for union women’s issues that promote equal treatment, leadership, mentoring and provide support and resources that improve working conditions.

* Make sure to add this email and seiu221.org to the “Safe Senders” list so email notices don’t end up in your Spam or Junk Folder.

For more information, or if you are interested in creating an affinity group, please contact our office at (858) 560-0151.

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