April Verrett is the Executive Vice President of Service Employees International Union Healthcare Illinois and Indiana (HCII). HCII is the largest union of healthcare workers in the Midwest, representing 92,000 hospital and nursing home workers and homecare and childcare providers.
HCII is committed to organizing to demand and win racial, social and economic justice not just in our workplaces, but for our communities as well. Ms. Verrett has played an instrumental part in leading her union to help found United Working Families (UWF), an independent political organization where she serves on the Board of Directors. UWF brings together grassroots organizations and working people to strengthen our political voice, challenge corporate domination of the political system, support progressive candidates and hold elected officials accountable.