NYC Troublemakers School
Saturday, September 29,
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The James Baldwin School,
351 W 18th St, Manhattan (between 8th and 9th Aves.)
New York troublemakers are planning a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions to put some movement back in the labor movement.
This school will be a great opportunity for union members, stewards, and activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required in these tough times.
A light breakfast, lunch, and a copy of the Labor Notes book Secrets of a Successful Organizer are included with registration.
Tentative workshop agenda:
* Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Beating Apathy
* Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Assembling Your Dream Team
* Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Turning an Issue into a Campaign
* Creative Tactics: Taking Direct Action on the Job
* Runaway Inequality: How Does Financial Strip-Mining Affect Us?
* Assertive Grievance Handling
* Let’s Talk About It: Engaging Members on Race and Racism
* Fighting the Lean Machine
* Organizing Under Janus
* Runaway Inequality: How Institutional Racism Helps the 1% Stay in Power
* Defending Immigrant Workers and Communities
* Legal Rights of Union Stewards
* The Militant History of Public Sector Unions
* Building a Winning Contract Campaign
* Researching Your Employer
Check back soon for final listing of workshops, panels and speakers.
For group registrations, please add one registration to your cart, then go into your cart and increase the quantity. After paying, please download and fill out this spreadsheet and email to Labor Notes
If you need a scholarship to cover the cost of registration, please contact Labor Notes at email below.
If you are in need of childcare, please fill out this Google form.
For more info or help, contact Chris Brooks, 718-284-4144, chris[at]labornotes[dot]org.