Young Workers Conference

The Young Workers Conference is designed to educate and unite the young workers of Arkansas. Through seminars and group activities, the conference helps young union workers learn new tools, connect with other workers and influence their local communities.

Sample Agenda

Day 1

  08:00AM – 08:30AM
  Conference Check-in

  08:30AM – 10:00AM
  General Session:
  Why Unions Still Matter

  10:00AM – 10:15AM

  10:15AM – 11:45AM
  Concurrent Workshops 1
  Strengthening Your Local with Social Media
  Thinking Union, Talking Union
  Fired Up! Getting Activated

  11:45AM – 12:45PM

  12:45PM – 02:15PM
  Young Workers and Retirement

  02:15PM – 02:30PM

  02:35PM – 04:00PM
  Group Activity: Issue Mobilizing

  05:30PM – 05:50PM
  Walk to Dickey Stephens Ballpark
  (Wear your T-shirts)

  06:00PM – ?
  Picnic and Group Photos
  Dickey Stephens


Contact Jessica Akers, Arkansas AFL-CIO, (501) 375-9101.
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Event sponsored by the Labor Education Program,
and the LEP Advisory Committee, and the Arkansas AFL-CIO.