GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

 

May 1st, 2024 

 

Greetings CBTU Members: 

The Executive Board would like to have a meeting to prepare for the busy months ahead. There is so much happening quickly and it's important that we can get information to you. Please ensure you are signed up to the current Whatsapp chat. 

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GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING

We will be having a General Membership Meeting on May 15th via Zoom We are asking the membership to support.

 

WEDNESDAY MAY 15TH, 2024

6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

 

We ask that all members register for the meeting and do not share the link.  We want to ensure only members have access. 

 

https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYtc-mtrjsoHNP9Ix3e-z7SmClVdTt99Eam 

 

Agenda

  • Introductions
  • CBTU Canada President’s message
  • CBTU Committee update
  • Upcoming Campaigns
  • CBTU Convention details
  • Other Business

     

Peace and Solidarity,

CBTU Canada Chapter Executive  President: Yolanda McClean, 1st Vice President Chris Wilson, 2nd Vice President Holmann Richard, Treasurer Christine Maclin, Recording Secretary Andrea McCormack, Communications Secretary Isabelle Miller, Communications & Social Media Officer Mark Brown, Membership Secretary Chris Campbell, Member At Large Dennis Williams, Under 40 Representative Juanita Forde, Retiree Member At Large - TBD

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COALITION OF BLACK TRADE UNIONISTS TRI -STATE REGION 1 Conference

**REVISED CONVENTION CALL**

 

Dear CBTU Brother and Sisters:

 

I am excited to announce that the Coalition of Black Trade Unionists Annual Region 1 Conference will be held July 19-21, 2024, at The Doubletree Hotel, 6301 State Route 298, East Syracuse, NY. 

Continuing the celebration of the International CBTU 53rd Anniversary, our theme is also “Never Back, Always Forward: Hate Cannot Erase Us.”  The agenda will consist of education and information that will give us an opportunity to reflect on our power and influence in the labor movement and our communities in the fight for social and economic justice.

 

In solidarity

Sharon Lovelady-Hall, CBTU Region 1 Director

Andrea McCormack, Secretary 

Nina Manning, Treasurer

Ursula Howard, Women’s Committee Chair        

Eugene Williams, Men’s Committee Chair 

LaNette Murphy,Youth Committee Chair  

Juanita Forde, Younger Workers Committee Chair

                       

[email protected]

 

African Refugee Support

                               

Dear CBTU Family and CBTU friends,

Enclosed are the details for the next Shared Closet event in support of the African Refugees in Canada.

The event will take place at the OPSEU Union Hall, located at 31 Wellesley Ave, Toronto, on the dates and times shown on the bulletin. Please join CBTU as we come together to assist those within our community who need our support the most. We are asking CBTU members, their families, and supporters for donations of time, finances, gently used clothing, toiletries, and more.

Please join CBTU and our alli Shared Closet as we actively work to improve living and working conditions within the Black community. 

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In solidarity

CBTU - Canada

Thank you,

 

 

The McClean family and Coalition of Black Trade Unionists would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your generosity in funding the CBTU Scholarship Fund. In memory of Sylvia McClean, a true god sent to everyone she met.

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