Remembering our Departed EHDOC Leaders

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Morton Bahr, Chairman Emeritus

Morton Bahr was Chairman Emeritus of EHDOC, having served our organization with pride, thoughtfulness and dignity for many years. Chairman Emeritus of the Communications Workers of America (CWA), Morton also served as Vice President of Union Network International (UNI) and was former president of UNI’s World Telecom sector, representing 3 million workers in 120 countries. He led the CWA to develop global alliances with counterpart unions in Latin America, Europe and Asia. He was recognized as a leading voice of the labor movement in the United States and internationally.  In honor of Mr. Bahr, all EHDOC communities hold Homeless Awareness drives on July 18, his birthday.

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Steve Protulis, President & CEO Emeritus

Steve was born in a small town outside of Montevideo, Uruguay and emigrated to the United States in his late teens. He began his career of caring for the welfare of others after serving in the United States Army. Steve’s passion for fairness and equity became a driving force throughout his distinguished career. From his time with the United Auto Workers to the AFL-CIO and his last 20 years as the CEO of the Elderly Housing Development & Operations Corporation (EHDOC), Steve was driven by an indefatigable passion to advocate for those who needed a voice, and he was fearless in his commitments.

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