2014 LATINA/O WORKERS LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
SEPT 25-28, 2014 (PAST EVENT)
UM-D FAIRLANE NORTH / DEARBORN, MICHIGAN
Registration fee: $375 (Tuition: $325, Meals: $50)
01 Youth and Unions
Cindy Garcia UAW 600, Raul Arriaga UAW 387
A Saturday only class for kids 8-18. Select 1a for children 8-12 and 1b for 13-18 year olds.
02 Basic Union Skills
Jonathan Gonzales UAW 5, Gloria Capetillo
Charla Pauley UAW 228
Experienced instructors will help you understand the basics of parliamentary procedure and the difference between a grievance and a complaint. You will learn how to conduct union business more effectively and become a more active participant. This is a great class for first-timers or for experienced activists who want to refresh their skills.
03 Parliamentary Procedure
Skip Turner CLCS retired, James Pedersen UAW retired
Point of order?! Privileged Motion?! Do the Roberts Rules of Order confuse you. Come learn and practice how to run an effective meeting and have your voice heard.
04 Speak Up. Speak Out, Be Safe
Shirley Hilton UAW 889Sarah Willis UAW 1700
Learn how to advocate for a safe and healthy work environment in your workplace.
05 Politics As If Workers Mattered
Maria Van Core UAW 652, Willi Paulsen
How does what governments do impact our lives and what we can do about it.