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Labor Leading on Climate Initiative

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The Labor Leading on Climate Initiative advances knowledge, policies, and practices to enhance the role of labor and working people in addressing the environmental and climate crises.

Trainings

Cunningham delivers multiple training sessions for members of Northern California’s SEIU Local 1021

Cornell's Labor Leading on Climate co-facilitates climate change training sessions for members of Northern California’s SEIU Local 1021.
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Cunningham delivers multiple training sessions for members of Northern California’s SEIU Local 1021

Labor Leading on Climate Trains Unionists from Four States as part of Climate Jobs Summit and Week of Action

Cunningham facilitates first training for rank-and-file union members on Sept. 22nd, as part of the Climate Jobs Summit’s Week of Action. Members attended the training via Zoom with in-person sessions to hear about the climate crisis, share their experiences, and learn more about ongoing campaigns in their areas.
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Labor Leading on Climate Trains Unionists from Four States as part of Climate Jobs Summit and Week of Action

LLC and CJNY facilitate Offshore Wind Training for IBEW Local 3

Zach Cunningham, Associate for Cornell’s Labor Leading on Climate, and Mariah Dignan, of Climate Jobs NY, facilitate training on Climate Jobs and Offshore Wind (OSW) to IBEW Local 3 apprentices
Participants at an Offshore Wind Training
LLC and CJNY facilitate Offshore Wind Training for IBEW Local 3

LLC facilitates “Carbon Free & Healthy Schools” training for union members in NYC

Zach Cunningham, Associate for the Worker Institute, and Tory Kaso, Campaign Director for Climate Jobs NY, helped NYC union members learn more about the Carbon Free & Healthy Schools campaign
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LLC facilitates “Carbon Free & Healthy Schools” training for union members in NYC

Cunningham facilitates Offshore Wind Training for IUOE Local 30

Zach Cunningham, Extension Associate for the Worker Institute and Mariah Dignan, of Climate Jobs NY deliver a riveting presentation on Climate Jobs and Offshore Wind (OSW) to IUOE Local 30
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Cunningham facilitates Offshore Wind Training for IUOE Local 30

Cunningham Presents on Carbon-Free & Healthy Schools Campaigns

Cunningham of the Worker Institute’s Labor Leading on Climate Initiative, in partnership with the Climate Jobs National Resource Center (CJNRC) and the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT), delivers training on Carbon-Free & Healthy Schools campaigns happening across the country.
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Cunningham Presents on Carbon-Free & Healthy Schools Campaigns

Offshore Wind Training Delivered to Communications Workers of America (CWA) Members across New York State

Zach Cunningham of the Worker Institute’s Labor Leading on Climate Initiative, in partnership with Climate Jobs NY, delivered a virtual training for Communications Workers of America (CWA) members across New York State.
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Offshore Wind Training Delivered to Communications Workers of America (CWA) Members across New York State

Zach Cunningham and local partners deliver training for Local 338 (RWDSU)

Cunningham of the Worker Institute, in conjunction with Climate Jobs NY, delivers virtual training for the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union Local 338.
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Zach Cunningham and local partners deliver training for Local 338 (RWDSU)

Cunningham Facilitates Climate Jobs and Offshore Wind Training

Worker Institute Extension Associate Zach Cunningham delivers virtual training to staff and member-leaders from NYSNA and Locals 1199 and 32BJ.
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Cunningham Facilitates Climate Jobs and Offshore Wind Training

Cunningham Facilitates UALE Workshop

Cunningham co-facilitates “Popular Education in a Virtual World” workshop at the United Association for Labor Education’s virtual conference
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Cunningham Facilitates UALE Workshop

Cunningham Facilitates LI Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) Training

Zach Cunningham, Training and Education Extension Associate, delivers Climate Change and Offshore Wind (OSW) Training to LiUNA members on Long Island.
Union members listening to Offshore Wind training presentation
Cunningham Facilitates LI Laborers’ International Union of North America (LiUNA) Training

Cunningham Facilitates Climate Change and Offshore Wind (OSW) Training

Zach Cunningham, Training and Education Extension Associate, delivered Climate Change and Offshore Wind (OSW) Training to New York union leaders.
Opening slide of Climate Jobs and Offshore Wind Training
Cunningham Facilitates Climate Change and Offshore Wind (OSW) Training

Labor Leading on Climate Launches Long Island Pilot Program

The Labor Leading on Climate team conducted a pilot of its newly-developed “Climate Jobs and Offshore Wind (OSW)” training.
Long Island Climate Change and Offshsore Wind Training
Labor Leading on Climate Launches Long Island Pilot Program