WASHINGTON, Sept. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Tune in now to AFGE's "Inside Government" to learn about the union's grassroots mobilization efforts. The show, which originally aired on Friday, Sept. 16, is now available on demand.
AFGE Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Local 2338 President Kevin Ellis outlined his local's strategy to educate and mobilize the surrounding community. Ellis' Poplar Bluff, Mo., local will highlight the value of public service and the work of federal employees.
But first, Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative President Vincent DeMarco discussed the launch of Enroll America, a new organization designed to promote health coverage enrollment to millions of uninsured people.
AFGE 5th District National Vice President Everett Kelley and Defense Conference Vice Chair Patty Viers then detailed the critical role civilian Defense Department workers play in supporting American troops.
Lastly, AFGE VA Local 2157 First Vice President Marcia Blaine talked about the VA's commitment to providing top-quality patient care.
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