Posts filed under: Workshops & Training

2018 Black Men in Unions Institute

Registration is now open for the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Black Men in Unions Institute to be held in Ypsilanti February 2018. See the flyer for full information. AFT members interested in applying for a partial scholarship should contact Dave Dobbie...
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Register for the October Leadership Summit!

Come build your skills and participate in shaping the future of our union! Our next Leadership Summit will be Saturday, October 28, 2017 at the Greektown Casino-Hotel in Detroit. This Summit will focus on Five Essential Union Capacities introduced in August....
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Register for the August Leadership Summit!

Join us for the launch of our redesigned union-building and leadership development training program! This session on August 19-20 at Greektown Casino-Hotel is the first of three Leadership Summits during the 2017-18 school year and will focus on helping you...
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2017-18 AFT Michigan Union-Building Calendar Announced

We are reinventing our union-building training program to focus on supporting locals and leaders learning to survive and thrive in the open shop. All trainings will rooted in model of the core skills and activities essential to strong unions we...
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2017 Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute

This year’s Great Lakes Union Leadership Institute will be held June 25-29 at the Lake Lawn Resort in Delavan, Wisconsin. It’s a great opportunity to learn skills with fellow AFT members from around our region. This year’s courses are: UNION...
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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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