Summer Mid-Atlantic Labor Leadership Initiative (Malli)
Monday, Jun 05, 2017

June 5-9, 2017

Penn Stater Conference Center, State College, PA


Focus: Strengthening individual leadership for union and partner organizational leaders in the Mid-Atlantic states. Second week of three-week cohort which includes: personal leadership, organizational strength, and movement building.

Partners/Sponsors: National AFL-CIO with curriculum developed with the labor education programs at Penn State University, Rutgers University/Labor Education Action Research Now (LEARN) and Center for Innovation in Worker Organization (CIWO), West Virginia University, and Cornell University.


  • create a space for relationship building and problem-solving around organizational effectiveness, movement building, and personal leadership skills;

  • explore more effective ways for the labor movement to meet the diverse and serious challenges we face today;

  • engage in strategic conversations about how to build a powerful workers' movement for the 21st century.

Attendees: 30 labor union and partner organization leaders from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, West Virginia, Maryland/DC, and Delaware.