Los Angeles Troublemakers School

Event Date: 
March 11, 2023
Marching crowd viewed from above, all holding printed picket signs that say "UAW on strike, unfair labor practice"

Event at a Glance


March 11, 2023, 9:00 am


Los Angeles Trade Technical College 400 West Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA

Photo: Olive Eilbott

Bringing together union members, labor activists, and local officers, a Troublemakers School is an incredible space for networking, building solidarity, and sharing successes, strategy, and inspiration. It’s a real shot in the arm for newbies and seasoned activists alike.

You will be inspired. Hear speakers from the front lines of recent struggles.

You will learn new skills The one-day conference features interactive workshops, panels and meetings, ranging from crucial basic skills like helping your colleagues beat apathy to advanced topics like winning first contracts and running for union office.

When: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2023
Where: Los Angeles Trade Technical College, 200 West Washington Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90015

Workshops will include:

  • Beating Apathy
  • Turning an Issue into a Campaign
  • What Makes a Democratic Rank-and-File Union
  • Building a Contract Campaign
  • Strikes!
  • New Organizing
  • Race and Labor
  • ...and more!

Workshops and schedule subject to change! Detailed program to come.

Registration fee (covers event registration and lunch):
$40 - Regular registration
$15 - Hardship rate registration (choose if you need)

Childcare will be provided. Complete the form that you will receive in an email after you register in order to sign-up for childcare.

Labor Notes is committed to making this event safe for all, including those who are medically vulnerable. Therefore, we strongly encourage masking. Masks will be provided for attendees.
If possible, take a rapid test before you attend. As well, if you are not feeling well, please stay home.

Questions? Ideas? Want to get involved? Email Barbara barbara[at]labornotes[dot]org or Courtney courtney[at]labornotes[dot]org

To register, select your registration option from the dropdown box and click "Add to Cart." Then, click the shopping cart at the top of the page and follow the checkout instructions.

To register multiple people: follow the instructions above, and then change the "Quantity" in the shopping cart. We will send you a group registration form to fill out.

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