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AFL-CIO Organizing Institute in Portland

The AFL-CIO Organizing Institute trains member activists and organizers in basic organizing skills. We welcome National AFL-CIO affiliated labor organizations to sponsor talented members to attend our next 3-Day Basic Organizing Skills training in Portland, Oregon in partnership with the Oregon AFL-CIO.

Send your most passionate labor activists to learn these valuable tools for your next union organizing campaign!



Register at (By August 12, 2016)
Union members cannot sponsor themselves.


$150 includes training materials and meals. (If billed after the training, the cost will be $175)

  • Other costs, hotel stays, lost time, and travel is the responsibility of sponsoring union.
  • Make checks payable to the Secretary-Treasurer of the AFL-CIO.
  • Fees must be paid in full and no personal checks please.


Closest union hotels (within 4 miles):

  • Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, 921 SW 6th Ave., Portland, OR.
  • The Benson, a Coast Hotel, 309 SW Broadway, Portland, OR.
  • The Paramount Hotel, 808 SW Taylor St., Portland, OR.
  • There are other hotels near the training site.  Please call and check rates in the area.

The sponsoring union is responsible for booking a hotel for participants.


A packet with a training agenda will be sent to the registered email a week prior

Send Payment to:
Camille West-Eversley AFL-CIO
815 16th St. NW
Washington, DC 20006

Registration Questions?; 1-800-848-3021

Other Questions?
Patricia Recinos; (626) 318-4592

Click here to download a flier with more information. 

Earlier Event: August 13
Eugene Campaign Kickoff
Later Event: September 5
Labor Day 2016