As the economic and health effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to ripple across the metro-area community, the local labor community is pulling together. The AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust contributed $10,000 to the Community Services Agency's Emergency Assistance Fund to help laid-off union members.
"We are honored to help respond to the immediate daily financial needs of the local labor community in theWashington, D.C. Metropolitan area where we are headquartered," said Chang Suh, AFL-CIO HIT CEO and Co-Chief Portfolio Manager. "We're deeply thankful for the Housing and Investment Trust 's generosity," said CSA Executive Director Sonte DuCote.
"More than that, we appreciate their confidence in our work to support labor during this challenging time. CSA helped local workers after 9/11 and we'll be there for them again in this crisis."
Contributions to CSA's Emergency Assistance Fund can be made online or send a check payable to Community Services Agency, 815 16th Street NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20006.
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