Trainings

Saturday 06/25 10am-11am: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-10/

Tuesday 6/28 6pm-7pm: Investigatory Meetings
This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will:

  • Review the role of a steward in an investigatory meeting
  • Review Weingarten Rights/Garrity Rights
  • Cover best practices in an investigatory meeting and example meetings

Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/investigatory-meetings-training-8/

Wednesday 6/29 12-12:45pm, 5:30-6:15pm: AFSCME Free College
This is an AFSCME benefit free to all members and their families including your college-age kids and grandkids (even if they do not live with you) and your parents. This program provides hundreds of free credit courses and dozens of free Associate Degree programs, as well as several Bachelors's Degree programs. It is a completely free program and credits and courses are transferable to hundreds of accredited colleges and universities around the country.

Come to this 45-minute virtual workshop, hosted by AFSCME to learn more! We will walk you through all the basics of how the program works, how to sign up, and more. The workshop is open to you and any of your family members who want to learn more about the program. More info here: https://freecollege.afscme.org/
Sign up here (12pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/afscme-free-college-training-4/
Sign up here (5:30pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/afscme-free-college-training-5/

Tuesday 07/19 12pm-1pm: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-12/

Thursday 07/21 6pm-7pm: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-13/

Saturday 07/23 10am-11am: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-14/

Tuesday 08/16 12pm-1pm: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-15/

Thursday 08/18 6pm-7pm: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-16/

Saturday 08/20 10am-11am: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-17/

Wednesday 9/14 12-12:45pm, 5:30-6:15pm: AFSCME Free College
This is an AFSCME benefit free to all members and their families including your college-age kids and grandkids (even if they do not live with you) and your parents. This program provides hundreds of free credit courses and dozens of free Associate Degree programs, as well as several Bachelors's Degree programs. It is a completely free program and credits and courses are transferable to hundreds of accredited colleges and universities around the country.

Come to this 45-minute virtual workshop, hosted by AFSCME to learn more! We will walk you through all the basics of how the program works, how to sign up, and more. The workshop is open to you and any of your family members who want to learn more about the program. More info here: https://freecollege.afscme.org/
Sign up here (12pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/afscme-free-college-training-6/
Sign up here (5:30pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/afscme-free-college-training-7/

Tuesday 09/20 12pm-1pm: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-18

Thursday 09/22 6pm-7pm: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-19/

Saturday 09/24 10am-11am: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-20/

Tuesday 10/18 12pm-1pm: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-21/

Thursday 10/20 6pm-7pm: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-22/

Saturday 10/22 10am-11am: Student Loan Forgiveness Clinic
*UPDATED*
Do you have Federal Student Loans? Join us for a Student Debt Relief workshop and learn how to get on track to eliminate your student debt. This training includes some time-sensitive changes to Public Service Loan Forgiveness. Even if you have not qualified before you may be able to take advantage now.
Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/student-loan-forgiveness-clinic-23/

Wednesday 10/26 6pm-7:30pm: Introductory Steward Training
An Introductory Course, for new Stewards, to knowing your contract, investigatory meetings, and filing grievances in 90 minutes. After the training, we'll be checking in with participants to answer questions, providing a toolkit, and providing opportunities for follow up training.
Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/introductory-steward-training-11/

Wednesday 11/2 6pm-7pm: Knowing Your Contract
This is a follow up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will cover:

  • Contract language common terms and definitions
  • Getting more familiar with your contract
  • Contract interpretation

Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/knowing-your-contract-training-10/

Wednesday 11/9 6pm-7pm: Filing a Grievance
This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will cover:

    • Deciding if you have a grievance
    • 5 Steps of grievance handling
    • Practice and gain skills in writing a grievance

Sign up here: https://actionnetwork.org/events/filing-a-grievance-training-10/

Wednesday 11/16 6pm-7pm: Investigatory Meetings

      This is a follow-up to the Virtual Introductory Steward Training. In this next session we will:
      • Review the role of a steward in investigatory meeting
      • Review Weingarten Rights/Garrity Rights
      • Cover best practices in an investigatory meeting and example meetings

Sign up here (6pm): https://actionnetwork.org/events/investigatory-meetings-training-9/