Unifor Black, Indigenous and Workers of Colour Conference

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Unifor Family Education Centre

115 Shipley Ave
Port Elgin ON N0H 2C5
Canada

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Join us in person in Port Elgin on June 17-19, 2022 for Unifor’s Black, Indigenous and Workers of Colour Conference. This year’s event is themed “Radical self-care, Is an Act of Activism.” There will be panel discussions and the unveiling of Unifor’s racial justice work being presented at the Constitutional Convention.

  • There will be panel discussions and the unveiling of Unifor’s racial justice work being presented at the Constitutional Convention.
  • This year, the conference will take place after our first Racial Justice Advocate training. Many participants are welcome to stay for the conference and discuss our next steps, one workplace at a time.
  • The union will celebrate Ruth Pryce, our long-standing National Executive Board member and Unifor Local 1106 President in her retirement.
  • 2022 is an election year at our Convention for the top leadership positions of our union. Black, Indigenous and Workers of Colour will have an opportunity to question the candidates that have put their names forward so far. The candidates will be given time with the conference to answer questions from members in attendance.
  • This conference will provide a safe space for self-identifying members to share strategies, skills and be in community with one another.

Registration

Family Education Centre registration form

Child care registration form

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Agenda

Registration will take place from 3 p.m. to 5:30 pm on Friday evening.

Dinner served at 6 p.m.

The conference begin on Friday at 6 p.m. and adjourn on Sunday, no later than noon.

Check-out will be 10 a.m. on Sunday, prior to the Sunday morning conference session.