Monthly Archives: November 2013

Region 3 Political Action Conference 22-23 November 2013

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Dear Leadership,

Are you an OPSEU activist who believes we must organize and train now to be prepared for a potential 2014 provincial election? Do you want to ensure the right people are elected so that good jobs and our economy are protected?

OPSEU members’ participation in provincial politics will be more important than ever in the year ahead. Regional Political Action Conferences are being held in each of OPSEU’s seven regions. This is your chance to develop key skills that could lead to important campaign positions leading up to the 2014 elections.

WHAT:      The Region 3 Political Action Conference

WHERE:    Ballroom – Delta Markham, 50 East Valhalla Drive, Markham (1-800-268-1133 or 905-477-2010)

WHEN:       Friday November 22, 2013 – 7:00pm – Information Session
WHEN:        Saturday November 23, 2013 Meeting – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

KEY SESSIONS:
The Economic and Political Context for OPSEU members in 2014
What’s Involved in Election Campaigning?
Building Networks for Local Action
Social Media in the Electoral Battleground

This special conference is designed to lay the foundation for participation in upcoming political campaigns by building skills, removing barriers, and developing plans for effective grassroots action in 2014.

For members needing accommodation and/or daycare, please book and submit forms before November 15, 2013 to ensure the OPSEU rate is applied. Rooms will be released after the 15th. The OPSEU Policy regarding the 60 kl rule has been waived since there is a Friday evening session.

Please complete the attached application form to be considered for this important training event and forward it to the Oshawa Regional Office c/o Cindy Forsyth @905-720-2974
or cforsyth@opseu.org to confirm your attendance

Thank you,

Sara Labelle, Gord Longhi & Sean Platt
Your Region 3 Board Members:

.Political Action Attendance Form              Child Care Registration Form