2023 Latina/o Worker Leadership Institute WHEN: September 21-23, 2023 WHERE: Fairlane Center North, 19000 Hubbard Dr, Dearborn MI 48126
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1. Latino History: Culture and history are what makes our lives amazing and wonderful. The Latin people have added so much to the world and their Unions. This workshop will take you through the Latinos’ contributions to the Labor movement.
2.Personal Finance 101: If you need help getting started on saving and getting your finances in order, this beginning finance 101 is for you. You will walk through budgeting, debt reduction, wills and trusts and more.
3. Contract Prep 101: This workshop gets you prepared to sit down across the bargaining table from management. Instructors will cover the early steps to effectively prepare and confidently present your demands at the table.
4. Steward and Committeeperson Training: Thinking about running for Steward or Committeeperson? Learn the roles and responsibilities of a Steward or Committeeperson as well as learning the basics of grievance handling, determining if an issue is a grievance or a gripe, and more.
5. [FULL] Addressing Mental Health and Worker-to-Worker Conflict: Have you ever had an argument with a co-worker and you thought that the argument was over something small and insignificant, but your co-worker did not? Participants in this workshop will review techniques to increase understanding of others’ perspectives, mental health, ways to avoid conflict, and helping those having a hard time coping with life.
6. Colegio de Niños: Bring your children ages 8-15 to this one-day workshop on September 23, 2023, to learn about Labor and the benefits of Union activism. Fee is $50 per child and each child must be registered as an individual registrant. Register by September 14th.
7. Running an Effective Campaign Inside and Outside the Union: Campaigns are not only used to get elected, but they can also be used to unite others around specific goals. In this workshop you will learn skills and strategies critical for both running an effective election campaign and rallying people to support common interests.
8. Workplace Safety: Learn about workplace safety standards and the rights afforded to you within your workplace. Participants in this workshop will also learn how to utilize this information to better protect their membership and themselves.
9. [CANCELLED] Cultural Emersion: Immerse yourself in the Latin culture. Explore the many traditions and attributes that make this culture strong and beautiful.
10. What is Organizing and How Can I Use It?: Organizing is an under used opportunity to strengthen your union and your community. This workshop will show you the tools you can use to effectively organize to build power inside your workplace, your Union, and your community.