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.

RSVP below or on facebook.

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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76 RSVPS
Marina Isakowitz Beth Menasion Clare Luebbert Emma Eisenberg Marc Meola Adam Blyweiss Mara Henao Amy-Nicole Roat Kathleen Melville Delilah Washington Seth Kulick Joan Genaw Ken Derstine Encarna Rodriguez Roberta Benjamin Patrick Sommer Luke Zeller Raymond Porreca diane Payne Katherine Volin Junette Marcano Jennifer Brace Yaasiyn Muhammad Rachel Sula june cohen Zac Steele Carrie Kreider Sally O'Brien Kathleen Riley Jonathan Leibovic Wilma de Soto Michelle Harn Richardson Chloe Asselin Elizabeth Walls-Asto Victoria Smith Gail Koskela Julie Steiner Carl Dash Alison McDowell Berto Elysee Daniel Symonds Janene Hasan Eileen Duffey-Bernt Lauren Stark Pamela Roy Maxwell Rosen-Long Tamara Anderson Erica Catlin

Who's RSVPing

Marina Isakowitz
Beth Menasion
Clare Luebbert
Emma Eisenberg
Marc Meola
Adam Blyweiss
Mara Henao
Amy-Nicole Roat
Kathleen Melville
Delilah Washington
Seth Kulick
Joan Genaw
Ken Derstine
Encarna Rodriguez
Roberta Benjamin
Patrick Sommer
Luke Zeller
Raymond Porreca
diane Payne
Katherine Volin
Junette Marcano
Jennifer Brace
Yaasiyn Muhammad
Rachel Sula
june cohen
Zac Steele
Carrie Kreider
Sally O'Brien
Kathleen Riley

Will you come?