Details. - IATSE Local 891

June 23 – 27, 2015, Reed College, Portland, Oregon
2 Women’s Committee representatives
2 Member participants
2 Alternates
IATSE 891 will pay the travel and registration costs, which include tuition,
accommodation and meals. All other incidentals are the responsibility of the
An honorarium will be paid to participants upon receipt of a summary report
outlining their experience of and knowledge gained at the Institute. Report
guidelines will be provided.
Information link: (Do not use the registration form at this website – see below).
APPLICATION PROCESS – to apply, you must complete the form below.
Revised UNION DEADLINE for applications: Thurs, May 28, 2015
at noon. Submit all applications to: [email protected]
Complete the entire application form with personal contact information
Complete the course selection with your first and second choices
Single accommodation will be paid by the Union
Remember to indicate any special or dietary needs.
In addition to completing the registration form, attach a short (250 words or less)
letter outlining why you would like to attend the Summer Institute for Union
Your letter should include:
Your involvement with IATSE Local 891, including any positions you have
held and the duration of your service (e.g. departmental chair, committee
member, shop steward)
List any Union sponsored courses you have attended previously
How your SIUW selected courses relate to your involvement with the
How the knowledge and experience you gain from attending the Summer
Institute course will benefit Local 891
Members who are unable to provide a written letter should call 604-664-8958, or
email [email protected] no later than noon on Thursday, May 21, 2015.
Assistance with the application process is available to members with problems
with written English
Applications will be reviewed by a three member panel. All decisions will be final.
Once the selection process is complete, all applicants will be notified before 5 pm
on Wednesday, May 27, 2015.
A Code of Conduct will be given to each attendee, along with a copy of the
attending member’s signed registration form.
Upon course completion, members are required to:
Submit course certificate to the Training Department for copying
Submit course material so that it can be scanned and saved for reference
(Material will be returned to member)
Submit a summary report to the Executive Board.
Name ______________________________________________________________________
Department _________________________________________________________________
Phone (cell) _______________________________ Home ___________________________
Email _______________________________________________________________________
Disability assistance required ________________________________________________
Vegetarian meals or special dietary needs ____________________________________
CHOOSE 1 CORE CLASS (meets 3 hours each morning) and one afternoon
workshop for each day.
CORE CLASSES – indicate your 1st and 2nd choice by marking 1 or 2 in the
boxes below.
From Activist to Leader: Our Organizations
Grow When We Do!
Reaching Higher: Advanced Leadership Skills
Internal Organizing for Tough Times
Problem-Solving & Conflict Resolution in the
We’re Gonna Turn This Economy Around: Women,
Work, And Rebuilding Power for Working Families
Say It Loud, Say It Proud: Public Speaking & Story-Telling
Bargaining to Win
Choose one afternoon workshop for each day. Indicate your 1st and 2nd choices
by marking 1 or 2 in the boxes below.
Wednesday (Choose only if not taking two-part workshops – details below)
□ Dealing with Stress & Creating a Healthy Work-Life
□ Knowledge is Power! How to Use Research to Win
□ Combatting Bullying in the Workplace
□ Tweet Your Way to Victory! Unions & Social Media
□ One World for Justice
Thursday (Choose only if not taking two-part workshops – details below)
□ Creative Theater: Culture and Fun in Action
□ We Held Up the Sky: Women in Labor History
□ Many Voices, One Union: Building Inclusive
□ Unions 101: The US & Canada
(If selected you must take Both Part 1: Wednesday and Part 2: Thursday).
Indicate your 1st and 2nd choices by marking 1 or 2 in the boxes below.
□ Organizing & Coalition-Building: Finding Allies in
Our Struggles (Part 1: Wednesday & Part 2: Thursday)
□ Running for Office (Part 1: Wednesday & Part 2: Thursday