All of Us or None of Us: Join, Fight and Win Together Pre-Conference

SATURDAY

OCTOBER 21

9:30 a.m.Arrival (Doors open at 9:00 a.m.)

JOIN TOGETHER

ALL OF US OR NONE OF US

10:00 a.m.Opening Plenary
Welcome and Officer Introductions
Fred Redmond, USW and Karen Reyes, AFT
AFL-CIO officers - Rich Trumka, President; Liz Shuler, Secretary Treasurer; and Tefere Gebre, Executive Vice President
Opening Message, Rich Trumka, AFL-CIO
Agents of Change - Labor Leadership Discussion
Panelists: Esther Lopez, UFCW; Dan Montgomery, AFT-IL; Glenn Kelly, BAC
Moderator: Terry Melvin, LCCA/CBTU/NY AFL-CIO

FIGHT TOGETHER

ALL OF US OR NONE OF US

11:05 a.m.Leveraging the power of union investments in our communities
Video: Building Investment Trust and Housing Investment Trust
Kenneth Rigmaiden, IUPAT
Working Communities Solutions Panel
Introduction: Hector Sanchez, LCLAA and Jerame Davis, Pride At Work
Panelists: Dr. Jason Purnell, Washington University in St. Louis; Liz Shuler, AFL-CIO; Maria Teresa Kumar, Voto Latino
Moderator: Katie Barberi, SAG-AFTRA
Synthesis and Workshop Introductions: Elise Bryant, CLUW
12:50 p.m.Workshops and Working Lunch

WIN TOGETHER

ALL OF US OR NONE OF US

2:35 p.m.Common Sense Economics Video featuring Professor Bill Spriggs
Voices from the Frontlines
Introductions: Alvina Yeh, APALA
Building Independent Political Power, Speakers: Pat White, President Greater St. Louis Central Labor Council and Bruce Franks, MO House of Representatives
Healthcare For All, Speakers: Marie Justice, United Mineworkers, Navajo Nation; Doug Moore, AFSCME-UDW; Donna Rehm, AFT – IL #943
Q&A, Moderator: Alvina Yeh, APALA
3:40 p.m.Closing
Introduction, Speakers: Clayola Brown, APRI and Shanna Peeks, UMWA
Closing Message, Speaker: Tefere Gebre, AFL-CIO
4:00 p.m.Break

CELEBRATE TOGETHER

ALL OF US OR NONE OF US

5:30 p.m.Reception

SUNDAY

OCTOBER 22

INTERFAITH SERVICE

ALL OF US OR NONE OF US

8:00 a.m.Breakfast
8:30 a.m.Prayer Breakfast and Interfaith Service
Master of Ceremonies: President J. David Cox, AFGE
Invocation: Reverend Karen Anderson, Pastor, Ward Chapel AME Church, Interfaith Partnership of Greater St. Louis
Words of Encouragement: Imam Djilali Kacem, Dar-Al Jalal Islamic Center
Words of Encouragement: Rabbi Howard Kaplansky, Rabbi Emeritus of United Hebrew
Performance: Choir
Sermon: Reverend Traci Blackmon, Executive Minister of Justice & Witness Ministries of The United Church of Christ and Senior Pastor of Christ The King United Church
Interfaith Organizing Call to Action: Mother Teresa Danieley, Pastor, St. John's Episcopal Church
Closing: Choir
Benediction: TBD
10:00 a.m.Adjourn