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UALE is an organization of labor educators
working towards progress, growth, and hope for the labor movement.

UALE CONFERENCE 2021
Reimagining Workers’ Education To Transform The World Click on the photo to read more.
WHAT ARE WORKING GROUPS?
Working Groups are self-organized groups within UALE that come together around a particular topic or area of interest.
WOMEN'S SUMMER SCHOOLS
Four regional yearly "women's schools" teach women the skills and knowledge needed to play leadership roles in their unions.Read More
UALE REGIONS
UALE has 5 regions: Northeast, South, Midwest,West and Canada. Check the UALE News section about regional activities.Read More
LABOR STUDIES JOURNAL
Is a multi-disciplinary journal that seeks submissions about work, workers, labor organizations, labor studies and worker education.Read More
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2020 Regional Events Page

At the 2019 annual meeting, UALE voted to move to a biennial conference schedule. In the off years, we will hold regional meetings or conferences in each of the 4 US regions and in Canada. 2020 Regional meetings

News and Events

  • Call for Proposals for UALE 2021 Conference in Chicago

    UALE is seeking proposals for its 2021 national conference, to be held in Chicago May 24-27 of next year.

    The theme for the conference is “ Reimagining Worker Education to Transform the World .”


    The conference planning committee is seeking proposals that will explore the many challenges workers are facing in the

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  • UALE 2021 Conference in Chicago: Note change of date

    Mark your calendars!

    The 2021 UALE Conference will take place from May 24-27, 2021 , at the University of Illinois at Chicago. (It had originally been planned for May 18-21). The local hosts will be: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Labor Education program; DePaul University Labor Education Center, & the UIC

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  • Interview with filmmaker and UALE member Julia Reichert

    Filmmaker Julia Reichert is a lifelong labor educator and feminist, as well as being a member of UALE. Her latest film American Factory , with Steve Bognar, tells the story of the workers in an American factory that was bought and re-purposed by a Chinese company. It won the Academy Award

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  • Confronting Covid-19 (updated April 18)

     Updated April 18

    As the world is swept up in the Covid-19 pandemic, major disruptions are happening in all our lives. Like every other organization, UALE must figure out how to keep functioning: what activities must be cancelled or postponed, what can we continue to do by moving online, what

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