New York City Troublemakers School

Event Date: 
November 19, 2022

Event at a Glance


November 19, 2022, 9:00 am


Beacon High School, 522 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036

Conference Flyer


BUT DON'T WORRY: walk-in registrations are welcome on Saturday throughout the event.

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.

Members who attend will get inspired. Hear speakers from the front lines of recent struggles.

They’ll also get trained. 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: 9AM-3PM on Saturday, November 19th, 2022
Where: Beacon High School, 522 W 44th St, New York, NY 10036


The full, incredible lineup is available as a PDF

Workshops will include:

  • Beating Apathy
  • Steward Rights
  • Running for Union Office
  • Assertive Grievance Handling
  • Winning First Contracts
  • New Organizing
  • Race and Labor
  • ...and more!

Opening Plenary - 9-9:30
Workshop Block 1 - 9:45-11:15
Lunch - 11:15-12:15
Workshop Block 2 - 12:30-2
Closing Plenary - 2:15-2:45

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

Registration fee (covers event registration and lunch):
$45 - Registration plus a HALF OFF subscription to Labor Notes ($15)
$30 - Regular registration
$15 - Hardship rate registration (choose if you need)

Questions? Ideas? Want to get involved? Email Joe at joe[at]labornotes[dot]org

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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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