AFSCME Legislative Conference Features Vice President

May 11, 2009

May 11, 2009

Hundreds of AFSCME leaders and activists this week will hear from Vice Pres. Joe Biden and other speakers at the union’s 2009 Legislative Conference in Washington, D.C.

Building on AFSCME’s “Make America Happen” campaign, the conference – May 11-14 at the Washington Hilton Hotel – will focus on the union’s three legislative goals:

During the week, about 700 union leaders will head to Capitol Hill to lobby lawmakers on these key issues. They will also hone their communications skills so politicians will take a stand for America’s working families. Sessions on effective public presentations and communicating with the news media will be conducted as well.

In addition to Vice President Biden’s address on Tuesday, May 12, the participants will hear from a number of other speakers, including:

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