Saturday, April 09, 2022
9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cedarbrae Collegiate Institute
550 Markham Rd
Scarborough, ON M1H 2A2

参加华语普通话组的, 按这里注册

Para los talleres en español, haga clic aquí para inscribirse

தமிழ் மொழியிலான பயிற்சி பட்டறைக்கு பதிவு செய்ய, இங்கே கிளிக் செய்யவும்


9:30 am to 10:00 am: Registration and snacks 

10:00 am to 12:00 pm: Choose either:

Getting Started: Reviewing the Agenda for Decent Work

  • Why decent work is a matter of racial justice?
  • Where do our demands come from and why do they matter to our communities?
  • Why must we build power and not simply rely on elected representatives to do it for us?

Building our base: Effective outreach and follow-up

  • Growing our movement means follow-up.
  • Engagement: Building the confidence of new leaders.
  • Learning, testing, assessing, and trying again. 

12:00 noon to 1:00 pm: Lunch & local keynote speakers

1:00 pm to 3:00 pm: Choose either:

Busting the Big Business BS 

  • Dealing with difficult questions from the minimum wage to how we make change.
  • Who creates wealth and how do we close the wealth equity gap?
  • Common myths about raising the minimum wage. 

MPP visits as an organizing strategy

  • Demonstrating our power from rallies to phone zaps and from petitions to MPP visits.
  • How do we show our power when we meet with MPPs? 
  • Know Your Rights workshops as organizing strategies to build workers’ confidence in the workplace.