Community Event: WA Labor Education and Research Center Conference

February 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
South Seattle College Georgetown Campus
6737 Corson Ave S
WA 98108
Puget Sound Socialists (ISO)

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Sponsored by the WA Labor Education and Research Center

“The Best is Yet to Come: The Future of Jobs and Organizing”

Deadline to register is February 15th


February 22 Banquet and Keynote, 5:00 – 8:00 p.m.

South Seattle College, 6000 16th Ave. SW Brockey Center

Keystone Address “Attacks on Democracy”by Tefere Gebre, AFL-CIO Executive Vice President


February 23 Conference, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Georgetown Campus of South Seattle College, 6737 Corson Ave. S. Building C

9am – 10:30am “Overcoming Barriers to Solidarity in the Workplace” plenary moderated by Tefere Gebre

10:45a.m. – 12:15p.m. Breakout Sessions, Round One (Subject to Change)

* Race: and Labor
* Aerospace: Jobs and Organizing
* Choke Point: Logistics Workers Seizing Power
* Raising our Voices for Safety
* Apprenticeships as Workforce Development for the Future
* Organizing and Policy Partnership 1: Unions and Community
* Organizations Raising the Floor

12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch

1:15 – 2:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions, Round Two (Subject to Change)

* Education Justice: Union Power for the Public Good
* Beating Apathy (to be updated)
* Solidarity in Action: Sanctuary Unions (to be updated)
* Organizing and Policy Partnership 2: Community-based Worker Organizing

Closing Plenary: 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. “The Future of Organizing”

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