2nd Annual Working Educators Convention

We invite every educator and education advocate to join us for a day of skill-building, workshops from education and union experts from across the country, and...kicking off our official 2016 election platform and slate!

The 2nd Annual WE Convention
November 14, 2015 at 9:30am - 3:30pm
Old First Reformed UCC
151 N 4 St
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Lunch, childcare, and parking provided free of charge.

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Then join us around the corner from 3:30-5:30pm for the 


WE are working to build a member-driven, democratic union that can defend and transform public education-- but we need your ideas and passion to make it possible. 

Join us for the whole day or any part of it (make sure you get some lunch, too). Even if you can't make it, please invite a Philadelphia educator you know that might be interested.



Tentative Program:

9:30-10:00am- Breakfast and Registration

10:00-10:45am- Opening Plenary: “Race, class and the future of our union”, Brian Jones (NyCORE/MORE)

10:45-12:00pm- Workshop Session 1
-Organizing to Win: How to Have Effective Conversations that Move People to Action
-#WEarethePFT: Carrying our Message through Social Media and Beyond
-Internal Union Elections: Know Your Rights

12:00-1:00pm: Lunch (catered by school employees from Taggart Elementary)

1:00-2:15pm- Workshop Session 2
-Organizing to Win: How to Have Effective Conversations that Move People to Action
-Lessons from Recent Labor Victories: Open Negotiations, Hunger Strikes, Charter Protests, and more
-It Takes More Than a Strong Caucus: Grassroots Fundraising for Our Election Campaign

2:15-3:30pm- Closing Plenary: Announcing our 2016 Leadership Slate and Election Platform!

Afterwards, join us around the corner from 3:30-5:30pm for a Convention Afterparty and "Meet the Slate" Fundraiser at Second Story Brewery (https://www.facebook.com/events/420647961472973/)

WHEN
November 14, 2015 at 9:30am - 3:30pm
WHERE
Old First Reformed UCC
151 N 4 St
Philadelphia, PA 19106
United States
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