Chelsea Bland

May 16, 2014

Union Develops Guide to Create Safe, Inclusive Workplaces

The challenges facing transgender people on the job are varied and often misunderstood. Stemming from employees’ experiences and the desire for guidance on how to help them navigate the transition process in the workplace, the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) developed a sample policy to address these critical issues.
April 10, 2014

Sports: UConn Wins Historic Ninth Championship

It’s been an exciting year for college basketball. March Madness did not disappoint and the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area saw its University of Maryland Terrapins make an impressive run to the Final Four in Nashville, TN.
September 19, 2013
AFGE LGBT Training

American Federation of Government Employees Holds Inaugural Training on LGBT Workplace Issues

By Chelsea Bland
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is a national labor union representing more than 670,000 federal and D.C. government employees across the nation.
May 4, 2013
Chelsea Bland Supporting MD University women's sports

UM Rebounders: All In for Maryland Women’s Basketball

A fan talks about why supporting local women’s basketball is important

By Chelsea Bland Passion, skill, dedication; that is Maryland Women’s Basketball. I started attending the women’s basketball games at the University of Maryland (UMD) back when I was a student, and the program immediately impressed me. I was there when the team won the national championship in 2006 and the feeling was electric!