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Education Minnesota Plans Political Conference to Prep for 2024 Elections

Minneapolis Labor Review
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MINNEAPOLIS — To kick-off political work for the 2024 elections, Education Minnesota plans a two-day political conference for members Friday through Saturday, February 2-3.

The conference will take place at the Radisson Blu Mall of America hotel.

The conference will begin Friday evening, February 2 at 6:00 p.m. with a meeting with state leaders, followed by regional networking receptions.

The Saturday, February 3 program runs from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., with general sessions and break-out sessions including:

 Winning local elections;

 Running for office and recruiting and supporting candidates for local office;

 Volunteer recruitment for worksite leadership, Labor 2024 and candidate campaigns;

 Get-Out-The-Vote leader training;

 We’re all worth more — pensions pay, and health care in advocacy and the campaign;

 Race class narrative: Effective messaging techniques for responding to divisive and dog-whistle rhetoric in the 2024 campaign.

The closing general session will be: “The road ahead and building strong worksite relational programs in the 2024 campaign.” This session will help every attendee to develop action steps to organize their workplaces. A plated lunch will be served.

The Saturday program also will include a session with BIPOC elected officials for BIPOC members only.

Registration for the conference closes January 29. For a link to the conference registration page, Education Minnesota members can visit