Philadelphia Troublemakers School

Event Date: 
March 25, 2017

Event at a Glance


March 25, 2017, 9:00 am


$20, $10 student/low wage option


International House, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, 19104 Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia-area Troublemakers are gathering for a day of skill-building workshops that will help union members and labor activists build power on the job.

Hear from union leaders and activists about how to fight back and win, take part in trainings and discussions.

Network with local organizers to share strategies on a city-wide plan to beat back the billionaires agenda.


Saturday, March 25, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


South America Room (2nd Floor), International House, 3701 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia


8:30 a.m. Registration Opens 
Please arrive early so the agenda can start and end on time. Coffee and snacks served.

9:00 a.m. Morning Plenary

10:15 a.m. Morning Workshops
Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Beating Apathy
Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Turning An Issue Into A Campaign
Assertive Grievance Handling
Workers Fight for Racial Justice 

12:00 p.m. Lunch (included with registration)

1:30 p.m. Afternoon Workshops
Secrets of a Successful Organizer: Assembling Your Dream Team
Contract Campaigns That Win
Standing Together for Immigrant Workers' Rights
Preparing for 'Right to Work'

3:15 p.m. Wrap-Up: How We Fight Back

4:00 p.m. Social/Happy Hour at Cavanaugh's, 119 S. 39th Street.


$20, $10 student/low wage option. Lunch included. Nno one will be turned away for lack of funds. Questions? Contact Samantha at Labor Notes, (718) 284-4144.

Online registration is closed. Walk in registrations are welcome.