cgeu 2019 program
full schedule

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Opening Performance & Key
Location: Junior common room, university college
(15 Kings College circle)

11:00am - 1:00pm 
  1. Nichole & Nazarene leveck
     
  2. uoft flying squad, cupe 3903 & opirg toronto

Radical Walking tour
university college to the ontario instiute for studies in education
(252 Bloor street west)

12:30 - 1:00pm

Lunch & Conference Logisitcs

Ontario institute for studies in education (252 Bloor st. West, 5th floor.
*all conference programming takes place from this location)

1:00 - 2:00pm

Session 1 
2:00 - 3:30pm
  1. Reflections on Organizing University Workers
     
  2. #MeToo Organizing & the Labour Movement
     
Session 2
3:45 - 5:00pm
  1. Social Movement Unionism vs. Business Unionism
     
  2. "Our Working Conditions Are Their Working Conditions": Reimagining Undergraduate-Grad Student Solidarity
     
#CGEU2019 Evening keynote & dinner
Location: tranzac club (292 brunswick ave)
6:30pm - 10pm 
  1. Power to the Reclamation! On Radical ​student activism at york University

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Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00am


session 3
10:00 - 11:15am
  1. Building Solidarity With Anti-Racist Movements On/Off Campus
     
  2. union organizing & Electoral/Legislative Politics (To Be confirmed)
     
  3. What could a coalition of grad-worker unions do to build our movement? (cgeu visioning session)

session 4
11:30 - 1:00pm
  1. The Politics of Graduate Funding: From international fees to arbitrary completion deadlines 
     
  2. mobilization 101: Building An Active Base
     
  3. telling our stories: activist media 101
     
  4. organizing Protections Against Sexual Harassment: a case study from msu


Lunch
1:00 - 2:00pm
  1. creative mobilization on display:
    Dr. Noodles Showcase

Session 5
2:00 - 3:15pm
  1. ​What are the implications Janus/Right to Work for public sector organizers?
     
  2. Thinking outside the box: Creative Mobilization Tactics & Flying Squads
     
  3. organizing to address mental health & wellness on campus (Uoft's undergrad committee on mental health)

session 6
3:30 - 5:00pm
  1. Organizing for Results: Building Affordable Housing for Young People (To Be Confirmed)
     
  2. From Grad Organizing to Faculty Organizing 
     
  3. tuition increases & Privatization in Higher Education

Dinner & docu-series
5:00 - 6:15
  1. "Grocery store workers" discussion with Chinese Canadian national council


#CGEU2019 Evening Program
7:00 - 10:00pm

Location: steelworkers hall (25 cecil street)
  1. "Stir It up" - OPIRG Toronto anti-Gallery
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Breakfast
9:00 - 10:00am

Session 7
10:00 - 11:15
  1. Endowment Fund Research 101: How yale grad workers track university investments 
     
  2. organizing the sciences: how can unions better engage stem workers? 
     
  3. Students for Consent Culture Canada: workshop on sexual violence, consent & organizing (10:00 - 12:00)
     
  4. Building solidarity across borders: Organizing Korean Grad Workers (a breakout discussion)
 

Session 8
11:30 - 1:00pm
  1. Feminist/community organizing & Labour Unions (TBC)
     
  2. Precarious Work, Health & University Measurements of Experience
     
  3. Disability Justice: best practices for movement work (TBC)
     
  4. OPIRG radical Research Session (12 - 4pm)
     
  5. lessons from hawaii: Academic Labor United on organizing for unionization & social justice.


Lunch 
1:00 - 2:00pm
  1. Building solidarity with Korean Graduate Workers (a Discussion & Planning session)

Session 9 
2:00 - 3:30pm
  1. Emerging/Recognition & Govt Regulation Over Unions (TBC)
     
  2. undergraduate workers building power: Lessons from Grinnell Dining Hall organizing
     
  3. OPIRG Research Session (12 - 4pm)


Session 10 
3:45 - 5:00pm
  1. "In the closet" Documentary & Discussion with Mcmaster Custodial Workers
     
  2. Reviving public sector Strikes in Right to Work States
     
  3. Creative mobilization: A skills-building workshop


#CGEU2019 Evening Program
8:00 - early

Location: unit 2 (163 Sterling rd.)

Whorestories: Sex Worker Storytelling

Dance Party & solidarity Fundraiser for moka dawkins
  • with maggie's Toronto Sex worker's action project
  • butterfly asian/migrant sex work support network
  • Whorestores
  • bricks & glitter
  • justice for moka dawkins

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ALl sunday programming takes place in junior common room, university college (15 kings college circle)

brunch & strategy meeting
10:00 - 12:00

Delegates Meeting
12:00 - 3:00pm
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