Jobs and Freedom Scholarship Winners Honored at AFL-CIO Convention

September 8, 2013

The 2013 winners of the Dreams of Jobs and Freedom Scholarship were honored today at the AFL-CIO Convention. For the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his “I Have a Dream” speech, the AFL-CIO and Union Plus awarded $300,000 in scholarships to help graduating high school seniors realize their dreams of a college education. More than 600 students applied and 60 $5,000 scholarships were awarded.

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