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(Fwd) Solidarity WORKS! Youth Activist Project (fwd)
Do you want to see successful union organizing in workplaces
which rely mostly on young workers?
Do you want to work with other youth to help make a difference?
Do you want to organize for justice -- in your community, on your
campus, or at your workplace?
Solidarity WORKS! CLC/OFL Youth Activist Project
August 3rs-20th, 1999 Toronto, Ontario.
Build your activist skills and get involved in the labour movement!
Solidarity WORKS! is a Youth Action Project jointly organized by the
Canadian Labour Congress and the Ontario Federation of Labour.
It includes a three-week paid hands on training program that will
focus on labour education and skill development. Participants will
work with unions and community-based organizations.
Particiapants will identify and work on issues and campaigns with
labour throughout the year.
Who can apply?
YOU MUST BE:
1. Committed to worker-centered, anti-racist, feminist, gay-positive
vision of social justice;
2. Committed to developing follow-up actions with the labour
3. 18-26 years old;
4. Available full-time in the GTA from August 3-20, 1999.
How to Apply?
-Simply on a seperate sheet of paper, please type your answers
to the questions and information request following.
-Please include a resume or a list of your work experience.
-Your application must arrive by Friday, June 18th, 1999.
I. BACKGROUND INFORMATION
Are you a member of any of the following communities (optional)?
persons with disability / aboriginal / person of colour / gay /
/ bi-sexual / transgendered
II. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
1. What language(s) do you speak, read and/or write?
2. What community-based political, labour or activist groups have
you been involved in that you consider relevant to your ability to
participate in this project?
3. Does the labour movement have a role to play in acheiecing
social and economic justice in society? Explain.
4. What experiences in your own life make you want to participate
in Solidarity WORKS! and work for social justice?
5. What skills, knowledge or experiece do you hope to gain from
Solidarity WORKS!? How would you take what you have learned
back to your community, campus or workplace?
We strongly encourage young women and young people of colour
We regret that only those applicants selected for an interview will
For help with your application or more information, contact:
Nrinder Nindy Kaur Nann (613) 521-3400 ext 424 email:
or CLC Ontario Regional Office (416) 441-3710
Send your applications to:
CLC Ontario Regional Office
305-15, Gervais Drive
Don Mills, Ontario
fax: (416) 441-4073
Applications due SOON! Friday, June 18th, 1999.
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