Great news, members! The UFCW OUTreach, the UFCW constituency group for LGBTQ+ and allies, is offering five scholarships nationwide to union members to attend the 2019 Creating Change Conference in Detroit, Michigan from January 23-27, 2019.
From the United Food and Commercial Workers International website:
“Creating Change Conference is organized by the National LGBTQ Task Force. It is the foremost political, leadership, and skills-building conference for thousands of committed people to develop and hone their skills and share victories. Scholarship recipients will learn from a broad range of social justice issues and develop skills to bring back to their workplaces and local unions. Past session topics include labor, gender equality, community organizing, criminal justice, immigration and more.”
Read more from the International’s website here.
What: Creating Change Conference
When: January 23-27, 2019
Where: Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Eligibility and Requirements:
The deadline to submit an application is Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 to Michele Kessler at MKessler@ufcw1776.org and Jean Tong at email@example.com. Scholarship winners will be announced on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018.
Best of luck to our members!