Portland Troublemakers School

Event Date: 
May 06, 2023

Event at a Glance


May 06, 2023, 9:00 am


McDaniel High School 2735 NE 82nd Ave Portland, OR 97220

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 organizing a winning contract campaign.

When: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2023
Where: McDaniel High School, 2735 NE 82nd Ave Portland, OR 97220
Cost: $10, Registration fee includes a light breakfast, coffee, lunch, and workshop materials.


• Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Beating Apathy
• Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Turning an Issue into a Campaign
• Building Labor Community Coalitions
• Contract Campaigns That Win
• Organizing a Union in Your Workplace

Do you have childcare needs? Would you be interested in Spanish/English translation? contact: NW Labor Notes Organizing Committee, email labornotespdx[at]gmail[dot]com or call 971-998-7340

How to Register:

If you are a member of one of the following sponsor unions, click this link to register for free—your union is covering your registration fee!

Sponsoring unions: AAUP-PSU, AFSCME Local 189, AFSCME Local 328, AFT-Oregon, APWU Local 128, ATU Local 757, CCCAF, ILWU Local 4, LIUNA Local 483, Oregon Education Association, PCCFFAP, Portland Association of Teachers, PSUFA, Reynolds Education Association, SEIU Local 503, Teamsters Local 206, Washington Education Association-Riverside.

If you are not a member of a sponsoring union, register below. Select your registration level from the menu and complete checkout. No one will be turned away for lack of funds—if you cannot afford the fee, email al[at]labornotes[dot]org.

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