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Get in touch with the labor movement’s fighting spirit—meet us in Chicago!
Labor Notes Conferences are the biggest gatherings out there of grassroots union activists, worker center leaders, and all-around troublemakers. Don’t miss a weekend of inspiration, education, and agitation. »
The Miami Troublemakers School will be a one-day crash course in rabble rousing for union members, worker center activists, students, and community organizers. The day will feature trainings such as “Beating Apathy,” "Building Strong Labor-Community Coalitions," "Secrets of a Successful Organizer," and "Using Your Rights on the Job." We’ll also have a chance to network and share strategies so that we can build a stronger movement for workers and communities in South Florida. »
To defend public services and win at the bargaining table, we have to mobilize members and build strong community partnerships—but how?
Come to a free workshop to share strategies and build skills.
Hear from the Chicago Teachers Union on how they activated members, built strong community alliances and won a precedent-setting strike.
More program details to come!
Saturday January 16
25 Cecil St.
Toronto, Ontario »
Indiana Troublemakers are gathering for a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions for worker activists, union members, students, and community activists to put some movement back in the labor movement.
Vermont Labor Solidarity and Labor Notes present a Mini-Troublemakers School:
Building Activism in Our Unions
Saturday, October 31, 10am-2pm
Vermont Workers Center, 294 North Winooski Ave., Burlington
Calling all New England Troublemakers! Budget cuts, corporate union-busting, and privatizing schemes are wreaking havoc on working people.
Come to the New England Troublemakers School for a day of workshops and discussions on how to put the movement back in the labor movement. The school will be a great opportunity for union members, stewards, and community activists to share strategies and build the solidarity required to build a powerful fightback against corporate power. »
Bay Area Troublemakers are gathering for a day of skill-building workshops, education, and strategy discussions for worker activists, union members, students, and community activists to put some movement back in the labor movement.
Budget cuts, union-busting, privatization, and corporate outsourcing schemes are wreaking havoc on working people in the Bay Area and worldwide. We need a strong, fighting labor movement to take on these anti-worker attacks. »
Join us for a discussion of How to Jump-Start Your Union: Lessons from the Chicago Teachers, hosted by the Kalamazoo Education Association with a presentation from Labor Notes author Jane Slaughter. Come to discuss what we can learn from the Chicago Teachers and how we can tackle the challenges Michigan teachers face. »