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Friday, April 6
 

1:00pm

3:00pm

5:00pm

 
Saturday, April 7
 

10:15am

Community-Labor Alliances Sky HarborElijah Edwards, AFSCME 2858 • Roz Pelles, Poor People’s Campaign • Facilitator: Steve Early, labor journalist • Fran Tobin, Alliance for Community Services • Nick Faber, St. Paul Federation of Teachers Using Social Media in Your Campaigns United AJoe Brusky, Milwaukee Teachers Education Association • Melissa Zombor, Milwaukee Teachers Education Association Democracy Depends on Journalism, Journalism Depends on the Union Narita BJaviera Quintana, Vice Canada • Jen Phillis, Jacobin • Amanda Hess, New York Times • Kristina Bui, L.A. Times • Facilitator: Nastaran Mohit, NewsGuild of New York Public and Private Sector Workers Unite Charles De GaulleRepresentative, APWU Iowa • Megan Hise, Oregon Federation of Nurses and Health Professionals • Chris Baehrend, Chicago Teachers Union-ACTS Bargaining for Health Care in the Trump Era O'Hare BAutumn Martinez, United Electrical Workers 255 • Facilitator: Mark Dudzic, Labor Campaign for Single-Payer • Peter Knowlton, United Electrical Workers Confronting Right-Wing Strategies beyond Janus and ‘Right to Work’ ParisTim Tharp, Washington Federation of State Employees (AFSCME) • Facilitator: Francisco Cendejas, United Teachers Los Angeles • Amy Mizialko, Milwaukee Teachers Education Association • Tony Pecinovsky, Workers Education Society • Anthony Brown, Texas State Employees Union Unions Prepare for Janus and ‘Right to Work’ Rosemont BFacilitator: Larry Bradshaw, SEIU 1021 • Maricruz Manzanares, AFSCME 3299 • Gillian Russom, Union Power, United Teachers Los Angeles • Anh Tran, Professional Staff Congress-CUNY • Barbara Madeloni, Massachusetts Teachers Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Beating Apathy Rosemont AJane Slaughter, Labor Notes Policy Committee • Jia Lee, MORE, United Federation of Teachers Creative Organizing and Strategic Mischief ViennaDan Moore, SEIU 26 • Ricardo Levins Morales, labor artist reversing runaway inequality GatwickDennis Dunn, Communications Workers 1108 • Matthew Garrette, Communications Workers 6450

2:00pm

Write for Us Ronald ReaganAlexandra Bradbury, Labor Notes • David Bush, rankandfile.ca Contract Campaigns that Win JFKHeather Trainor, Communications Workers 1101 • Courtney Meadows, Food and Commercial Workers 400 • Hayman Sung, British Columbia Government Employees, Canada • Facilitator: David Yao, American Postal Workers Union, Seattle Pension Fights North CentralElijah Edwards, AFSCME Council 31 • Representative, Teamster pension activism • Tammy Berlin, Jefferson County Education Association • Facilitator: Peter Landon, Teamsters for a Democratic Union Unions Team Up for Bold Demands O’Hare CGary Jimenez, SEIU 1021 • A. Jaxon Dale, Amalgamated Transit Union 1235 • Joe Richard, AFT • Angelique Johnson, Music City Bus Riders Union/Workers Dignity • Steve Payne, Minnesotans for a Fair Economy • Facilitator: Candi Churchill, United Faculty of Florida Organizing across Europe O'Hare AMichele Bulgarelli, FIOM Bologna, Italy • Kjetil Larsen, Fellesforbundet, Norway • Facilitator: Chris Maisano, New York State Nurses • Fliss Premru, Transport Salaried Staffs’ Association, U.K. Preparing for Janus and ‘Right to Work’ United BSarah Hughes, National Education Association Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Assembling Your Dream Team Rosemont AMarsha Niemeijer, New York State Nurses • Jayanni Webster, United Campus Workers It’s In Our Hands: Member-Organizers Growing the Labor Movement GatwickKeith Hogarty, Communications Workers 1101 • Donald Jean-Marie, UNITE HERE 217 • Cyndi Sexton, New York State Nurses • Facilitator: Cassie Watters, United Campus Workers Develop the Leaders Your Union Needs LAX BNick Bedell • Transport Workers What Is Socialism? MalpensaBianca Cunningham, Communications Workers District 1 • Mary Virginia Watson, AFSCME 3299 • Elaine Bernard, National Writers Union • Clancy Harris, Communications Workers

4:15pm

 
Sunday, April 8
 

9:00am

10:45am