2018 Latina/o Workers Leadership Institute

2018 Latina/o Workers Leadership Institute

September 27-29, UM-D Fairlane Center North Building, 19000 Hubbard Drive, Dearborn, MI, 48126

The 2018 Latina/o Workers Leadership Institute is open to all workers, union or non-union, and leaders from a variety of organizations to learn together about new ideas, strategies and skills to meet the needs and challenges facing workers in our ever-changing workplaces. We welcome participants from all genders and all cultural or ethnic backgrounds.

Download the registration form here

Download the draft agenda here


1. Latino Labor History

2. How to Run a Meeting

3. Immigration Facts


5. Global Issues, Local Unions

6. Public Speaking

7. Financial Planning


Download the file for the registration form here. Mail completed form with payment to the Center using the directions on the form. You can also use the online registration form here. CONFIRMATIONS ARE SENT BY EMAIL! BE SURE WE HAVE A CURRENT EMAIL ADDRESS LISTED FOR YOU!

COST is $600 ($540 tuition, $60 mandatory meal fee). Please register and pay by September 12, 2018. If we receive the full $600payment by that date, you are eligible for the Express Lane—a shorter wait in line to check in. Meal payment covers continental breakfast andlunch; evening meals are on your own. Tuition Assistance programs cover the tuition portion, but not meals. If using TAP, apply for $540 tuition; you or your workplace must include the $60 meal payment with your registration.

TIMES AND DATES: Check-in is Thursday, Sept. 27, from 5:00 to 6:30pm. A welcome program starts promptly at 7:00pm and runs until 9:00pm. S check-in is 8:00 to 9:00am Friday, Sept. 28. Classes run 8:00am to 5:00pm Friday & Saturday.

PLACE: The conference will be held at the UM-D’s Fairlane Center, North Building, at 19000 Hubbard Road, Dearborn, MI 48126. Parking is free in the North Lot at the far end of the Fairlane Buildings. Pass South on your way up the drive, North is 2nd bldg.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS: Rooms may be reserved at either the Westin Hotel Southfield (call 844-300-2566) or the Edward Hotel (313-592-3622) at special rate of $109 per night. Call or go online to make reservations and payment. If you do not cancel a reservation by their deadlines, you will be charged one night’s stay.

CANCELLATION/REFUND: The last date to withdraw at no cost is Wednesday, September 19. To be valid, cancellations must be called in to CLCS (313-583-6400). Registrants who do not cancel by the deadline or fail to attend owe full payment of $600.00.

Limited number of partial scholarships available - Download the application Here or call us.