• Networking • Training • Strategizing• Organizing • Action • Inspirational Speakers

Learn about and get active in an innovative, strategic campaign to bring justice to sweatshop workers. Connect with grassroots organizers and international workers. Help design national campaign priorities for 2011, and come away with tools to bring the movement to your community.

Free public panels and international speakers
(pre-registration not required)

SweatShops, Government Purchasing and Washington State
Briefing on city and state efforts to end sweatshops in the apparel industry

Where: Capitol Campus, Cherberg Building, Senate Hearing Room #3, Olympia, WA
Friday, November 5th 3:00-4:30pm
Rep. Steve Conway, WA State Legislature (29th District), Chair of Commerce and Labor Committee; Nancy Locke, City Purchasing Director for the City of Seattle; Bjorn Claeson, Director, SweatFree Communities and Interim Coordinator of SweatFree Purchasing Consortium and Rebecca Johnson, Government Affairs Director, Washington State Labor Council

Cross-border organizing in the post-election season

Where: Traditions Cafe, 300 5th Ave SW, Olympia, WA 98501
When: Friday, November 5th, 7:00-8:30pm
Featuring Augusto Obregon, Federation for the Integral Development between Farmers, Nicaragua
& Carmen Duran, Tijuana Center for Information for Workers, Mexico with Kristen Beifus of the Washington Fair Trade Coalition, Colette Cosner of Witness for Peace, and Bjorn Claeson of SweatFree Communities

Worker organizing, corporate campaigning, and sweatfree policy

Where: First Christian Church, 701 Franklin St. SE, Olympia, WA
When: Saturday, November 6th, 4:00-6:00pm
Featuring Reynaldo Corporan Donastorg, FEDOTRAZONAS union, Dominican Republic & Victor Velez, Workers United union, Puerto Rico

For the complete program, registration & more info: www.sweatfree.org/summit