PA AFL-CIO 2017 COPE Institute Details

COPEShippensburg: AUGUST 18-20, 2017

The Committee on Political Education (COPE) is a longstanding program of the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO. Its mission remains the faithful education, training, and mobilization of union members on current political and policy issues.  This year’s conference come at a time of heightened political activism across the nation, spawned in part by a new wave of attacks on workers’ rights and civil liberties.  At times like these it is critical that our members and allies are equipped with the tools that they need to channel their activism into productive action and victories on legislative and political campaigns.

This year, we are all new: a completely reworked agenda, a convenient new location, and new guest speakers and instructors.  The Conference Center at Shippensburg University is centrally-located along the Pennsylvania Turnpike and I-81, and is attached to a brand new hotel.  The all-inclusive $400 registration fee includes accommodations at the hotel, meals, materials, and more.

david_daleyAmong our guest speakers this year is best-selling author, journalist, and gerrymandering expert David Daley.  His new book, Rat F**ked: The True Story Behind The Secret Plan To Steal America’s Democracy, is a sobering and timely work as we move into the 2020 redistricting process.  All attendees will receive a copy of his book included with their registration as well.

CLICK HERE for more details, and to download the registration form today!  The registration deadline is July 21, but space will fill on a first come, first serve basis.