Posts filed under: Workshops & Training

Register for Understanding the Corporate Lobbies’ Attack on Public Education

Over the past decade, unions have been under attack in state legislatures across the country.  At the same time, there have been dramatic cuts in essential services, including both K-12 and higher education.  And while unions have been the target...
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Register for 2017 AFT Michigan Leadership Summit

Date: Saturday, January 14, 2017 and Sunday, January 15, 2017 Location: UM Flint Riverfront Banquet Center, 1 Riverfront Plaza Flint, MI 48502 To Register, go to: http://aftmichigan.org/aft-michigan-upcoming-events-page/#event-registration-for-website/view-actions-details3/5833404e1e9a977c2b49c2a6 This year’s Leadership Summit will be different than past gatherings. Our main session...
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Register for 9/24 Negotiations Conference

AFT Michigan’s 2016 Negotiations Conference is fast approaching. Breakfast and registration begins at 9am at Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit, and the conference begins at 10am. Attendees will spend the morning session focusing on how to build comprehensive campaigns. In the afternoon, participants...
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Next UM Labor Studies Conference in June!

The University of Michigan – Dearborn Center for Labor and Community Studies is pleased to announce the 2016 Latina/o Worker Leadership Conference to be held June 24 and 25th at the University of Michigan Fairlane Center North.  All are welcome!...
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AFT Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute: June 26-30

Registration is now open for this year’s Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute, held June 26-30 at Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, WI! It’s a great opportunity to learn skills and build relationships with leaders from around our region. Contact David...
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Register for AFT Michigan’s Political, Legislative & Community Conference Today!

Calling all AFT Michigan members who want to  improve our schools and communities and get our state headed back in the right direction! Join us in Lansing on Saturday, February 27 between 9:00 am and 4:30 pm to discuss: the “big picture” of...
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LERA Discussion on RTW: 11/19 in Southfield

THE DETROIT AREA CHAPTER OF THE LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS ASSOCIATION PROUDLY PRESENTS: WILL THE SUPREME COURT IMPOSE PUBLIC SECTOR RIGHT TO WORK COAST TO COAST? * This term, the United States Supreme Court will consider reversing the decades old...
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Organizing Conference Brings Together Members & Community

On October 24, AFT members from across the state gathered at EMU to build our organizing skills, learn from each other, and support the community engagement work of our Washtenaw County locals. Working in teams, we knocked on hundreds of...
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Register for AFT Michigan’s Organizing Conference

AFT Michigan’s annual organizing conferences are designed to deepen the skills of member activists while providing the opportunity to contribute to an ongoing campaign. This year, we will be plugging into the work of the Washtenaw Regional Organizing Coalition (WeROC), which...
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AFT Michigan LEAD Launch!

About 20 locals sent teams of leaders to the kick off event for the AFT Michigan Leadership Education and Development program! Over the two day weekend, members participated in activities meant to energize leaders with skill building and campaign planning...
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