Rise Up and Become a Union Activist

By MIKE LEE

Stand up, get involved and organize! Starting on March 12, the DC 37 Organizing Dept. begins a series of activist trainings at DC 37 Union Headquarters, in Room 2. These intensive two-part sessions will be held from March to June.

These sessions will offer valuable tools and advice for participants to work in strengthening DC 37’s collective voice and to equip members with the necessary knowledge to move our union forward together.

In the year ahead, the union faces many challenges, and it is critical for DC 37 members and retirees to become leaders at the workplace and in their communities.

“These activist trainings are part of an effort to strengthen the union from the grassroots,” said Barbara Terrelonge, director of the DC 37 Organizing Dept. “With more active members, our union will be stronger, whether that involves our involvement in a contract fight, political activities or protecting coworkers in the workplace.”

The sessions begin at 5 p.m. and you must attend the first session in order to attend the second.

To register, call DC 37 Organizing at 212-815-1095, or email the Organizing Dept. at organizing@dc37.net.

Come join us to help build our union power. See below for the meeting schedule.

March

Session 1: Wed., March 12, at 5 p.m.
Session 2: Wed., March 27, at 5 p.m.

April

Session 1: Wed., April 3, at 5 p.m.
Session 2: Wed., April 24, at 5 p.m. (this session will be held in Room 4)

June

Session 1: Wed., June 5, at 5 p.m.
Session 2: Wed., June 26, at 5 p.m. (this session will be held in Room 750)

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