Community Service

As part of their mission, most IBT locals contribute to community improvement. This often takes the form of fundraising for local charities. Involvement in various aspects of community life is a hallmark of IBT unions; locals are especially active in community service and disaster-relief efforts. Participation in local, state, and national politics is a staple for many IBT locals through DRIVE – Democrat, Republican, Independent Voter Education – the IBT’s political action arm.