Attention Young Workers: Join us on Sept. 29th for Our First Statewide Common Sense Economics Workshop


Common Sense Economics is an empowering workshop that includes interactive discussions and training exercises to equip participants with the tools to mobilize supporters and advance the labor movement’s progressive economic agenda.

The New Jersey State AFL-CIO Young Workers Advisory Committee looks forward to joining with IBEW 456, Central Labor Councils, union affiliates, community partners and young workers groups throughout the state to sponsor a statewide Common Sense Economics training to educate, inspire, and engage the next generation of union members.


Tuesday, September 29, 2015


6:00 p.m. 


IBEW 456
1295 Livingston Avenue
North Brunswick, NJ 08902

We thank Brother Joe Egan, Business Manager of IBEW 456, who has graciously offered the use of his union hall for the training. We are also pleased to announce that this workshop will be taught by Carli Meneses, IAM 2339N, Jennifer Higgins, AFT 1904, and Lauren Young Boukema, CWA 1036 three experienced and knowledgeable young workers trained in Common Sense Economics instruction.

We invite all affiliates to consider sponsoring their young members to participate in this important educational workshop. Please RSVP to New Jersey State AFL-CIO Communications Coordinator Lee Sandberg at by Friday, September 25, 2015, so that the proper arrangements can be made. Parking is available and food will be provided.

In addition, this registration flyer allows your union to make a voluntary contribution that will go towards offsetting the cost of food and materials. We thank you in advance for your support and continued efforts to empower young workers and to invest in the future of our labor movement.

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