CONNECTING THE DOTS: RACE, LABOR, COMMUNITY, AND EDUCATION
April 13-16, 2016
CALL FOR PROPOSALS
The United Association for Labor Education (UALE) invites labor educators, community organizers, organizers based in worker centers, and others committed to worker education to unite together in Washington, D.C. for a conference that strives to address the complex challenges facing working people. UALE seeks proposals on how labor education can connect race, labor, and community to promote empowerment through education.
Proposals may draw from all disciplines and take many forms, including strategic or academic reports or posters; qualitative or quantitative analyses; teaching demonstrations; labor history research, curriculum for adults or K-12; union membership training tools; case studies; roundtable discussions; general curriculum design; music, art, including public art, and theater.
December 5: Deadline for proposals for individual, group, panel, and poster presentations. Send proposals to Tony Michael at [email protected]. (Please note: Those submitting paper proposals, full-length manuscripts are expected by April 1, 2016.)
December 19: Working Group proposal deadline (Popular Education, Worker-Writers, K-12 Labor in the Schools, OnlineLearning, Immigration/Globalization, Central Labor Councils). Contact information for Working Groups is at www.uale.org. New participants always welcome.
December 21, 2016: Deadline for proposals for papers from students for the scholarship competition. Students should send proposals to Sarah Laslett at [email protected].
January 1, 2016: Deadline for Best Book, Best Labor Studies Journal Article, Outstanding Contribution and Lifetime Achievement Award nominations. Send these nominations to
By January 31
After January 31
Community Based Labor Educators
Student, Low income, or unemployed
One day registration
*Online registration closes March 25, 2016. After this date, registration will be available at the conference.
Participant and vendor registration questions should be directed to Tony Michael at [email protected].
General questions about the conference should go to Tony Michael at [email protected].
RENEW OR BECOME A MEMBER
Register by January 31 and receive your 2016 UALE Membership at the special conference rate of $75! Student, retiree, and low income membership rates are also available.
Membership in UALE is open to all persons engaged in or preparing to engage in labor education regardless of their race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, religious or political beliefs.
Labor Education programs, unions, and other organizations engaged in labor education are eligible for institutional membership. Labor education is defined as education to advance the collective needs and interests of working people.
Conference Hotel Information:
Kellogg Conference Hotel at Gallaudet University
5780 Major Blvd, Orlando, FL 32819
Make reservations with the hotel:
www.kelloggconferencehotel.com Group ID: 23149, Password: 37006994
Identify Affiliation: United Association for Labor Education 2016 Conference
Singles/Double $179 + tax
Triple/Quad $199 + tax