Sioux Falls Labor Leader to Speak at Democratic Forum

Sioux Falls AFL-CIO President Kooper Caraway will be the guest speaker at the next District 22 Democratic Forum. The program is scheduled for Noon on Friday, July 19 at the Huron Events Center.

Caraway comes from Texas. He began organizing in high school and went to work in Dallas for the Labor Movement. He has since worked as a Union Representative for the American Federation of Teachers and as an organizer for the United Food and Commercial Workers Union.

In 2017 he relocated to South Dakota to serve as Lead Organizer for American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME Council 65) and on January 3, 2018 he was elected president of the Sioux Fall AFL-CIO. At 27, he became the youngest Council of Labor president in the nation.

(Beadle County Democrats)

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