116th ANNUAL CONFERENCE:
Persisting & Organizing to Win! Putting the POW in EMPOWER!
October 5-6, St Louis, MO
Empower Missouri is dedicating the 2017 Annual Conference to the role of labor organizing. With continued attacks to reduce the reach and influence of the labor community, now is the time to focus on building strong alliances across the broad social justice spectrum.
- Nancy Cross: Opening Keynoter, Vice President SEIU Local 1
- Tiffany Dena Loftin: Closing Keynoter, Senior Program Specialist, NEA
- Rev. Traci Blackmon & Rabbi Susan Talve: Dinner & Awards Speaker
Workshop titles and times subject to change, more details to follow.
|Breakout Session #1 1:30-3:00 PM||Breakout Session #2 3:15-4:45 PM|
|Housing & Food Insecurity Among Low-Wage Workers (AHHTF & HTF)||Housing & Food Insecurity Among Low-Wage Workers (Repeat) (AHHTF & HTF)|
|Justice in the Workplace (HRTF)||Faith/Labor Alliance|
|MO Budget Project (EJTF)||Ban the Box - Fair Chance Hiring Policies (CJTF)|
|Impact of Trauma on Low-Wage Workers (H/MHTF)||Minimum Wage and #FF$15 (EJTF)|
10% of the total tickets sold are available at a Scholarship Rate of 10% of the conference price. Click here to apply for a scholarship. If selected, you will receive registration instructions.
You and/or your organization can show your support for worker's rights and grassroots organizing by sponsoring our conference and contributing to our scholarship fund for low-wage workers.
Thank you to last year's Sponsors. 2017 Sponsors include:
Missouri Jobs with Justice
When & Where
October 5-6, 2017
7730 Bonhomme Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63105
(Special hotel rate of $109/night is available under "Empower Missouri October 2017")