Jun 1, 2019 2:00 - 4:00 pm - Members of the Industrial Workers of the World in Sarasota will be hosting a reading group to discuss this important matter and what we can do about it. Please join us in the conference room of the Selby Library on Saturday, June 1st at 2pm.
Apr 2, 2019 6:30 pm - Join us for a screening of the famous labor film Norma Rae on the 40th anniversary of its release. Based on a true story and starring Sally Field, the movie depicts a union organizing campaign at a textile factory in North Carolina. Doors will open at 5:45 pm and the movie will start at 6:30 pm, with discussion following. This event is free and open to the public, though donations of $5 to go towards organizing efforts will be greatly appreciated.
Nov 3, 2018 2:00 pm - Join Sarasota members of the IWW for a discussion of a few readings on civil disobedience.
Oct 20, 2018 4:00 - 6:00 pm - Join the Tampa Bay IWW for a one-time reading group. We're reading Weakening the Dam, a booklet that covers the basics of solidarity organizing. If you'd like to learn how to build worker power in your job or community, come talk with us!
Oct 2, 2018 7:00 - 9:00 pm - Join the IWW in celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with a screening of this 1954 feminist, anti-racist, and pro-labor film.
Jun 30 - Jul 01, 2018 - We'll be hosting trainers from the Twin Cities and New York City for our union's introduction to organizing, which focuses on the nuts and bolts of building an organizing committee in your workplace. Learn how to AEIOU - agitate, educate, inoculate, organize, and unionize.