Organizers' Tool Kit


Organizing our membership is every member’s job all the time. The success of our organizing effort is dependent on local and state involvement. The Organization Department is committed to providing the tools for us to succeed but it is only with your help that we can reach our goal of maximum solidarity. Here is a set of resources to help you organize in your workplace.

AFL-CIO organizer training programs

The APWU encourages union members who want to become organizers or sharpen their organizing skills to attend training  offered by the AFL-CIO Organizing Institute.

The AFL-CIO Organizing Institute is a selective program that includes two-day member trainings and three-day trainings for  organizers.

For more information or to apply online, click here or contact the institute's office AFL-CIO Organizing Institute National Office,  at 815 Sixteenth St. NW, Washington, DC 20006 or (800) 848-3021