2012 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance


2012 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance

The 2012 AFL-CIO Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Observance will be held January 12 – 16 in Detroit, Michigan.  The conference registration fee is $150 until October 31, with late registration at $180 from November 1 to November 30. On-line registration and refund deadlines are November 30, 2011.

The Observance will be held at the MotorCity Casino Hotel.  Lodging for Observance participants is available at the MotorCity Casino Hotel with rooms available at $129 plus 15 percent tax per night (parking included); and the Westin Book Cadillac Hotel, at $119 plus 15 percent tax per night (parking is $10).  Complimentary transportation will be provided between the two hotels.

Conference registration and hotel reservations can be made on-line at http://www.aflcio.org/issues/civilrights/index_2012.cfm.  We encourage you to register today.

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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


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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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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

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