/ 07.14.21 /

April Verrett

Our #WCW this week is Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 2015 President, April Verrett. April leads California’s largest union, and the nation’s largest long term care union, representing over 400,000 home care and nursing home workers throughout California. She is a tireless advocate for working people. As a labor leader and activist, she has spent most of her career helping workers form unions to ensure that their voices are heard and respected.
April is committed to dismantling structural racism by providing equity to individuals and communities of color. She has continued to demand equity through her work among organizations who share this vision and by elevating the voices and first hand accounts of the impact that racial inequities have had during the pandemic.
After hearing her speak at a recent Closing the Women’s Wealth Gap event, we are honored to feature her as this week’s #WCW!