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Friends Elect Renita Hamilton

Post Office Box 224

Grayson, Georgia 30017
Phone: (678) 506-0771

For Immediate Release
Saturday, August 30, 2014

Hamilton endorsed by American Federation of Labor & Congress of Industrial Organizations

(Gwinnett County, Georgia) On August 20, 2014 Renita Hamilton received the honor of being
endorsed by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL
CIO) for her bid as Georgia State House of Representative for District 105.
AFL-CIO is a national trade union center, the largest federation of unions in the United States,
made up of fifty-six national and international unions together representing more than 11
million workers. The AFL-CIO envisions a future in which work and all people who work are
valued, respected and rewarded.
The AFL-CIO exists to represent people who work. The mission of the AFL-CIO is expressed in
their constitution:
The American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations is an
expression of the hopes and aspirations of the working people of America. We resolve to
fulfill the yearning of the human spirit for liberty, justice and community; to advance
individual and associational freedom; to vanquish oppression, privation and cruelty in all
their forms; and to join with all persons, of whatever nationality or faith, who cherish the
cause of democracy and the call of solidarity, to grace the planet with these
achievements. We dedicate ourselves to improving the lives of working families, bringing
fairness and dignity to the workplace and securing social equity in the Nation.
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