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1199SEIU Delegates are the rank-and-file leadership of our Union. Like “stewards” in other Unions, our Delegates are workers on the job who are elected by the members in the institutions-usually by department and shift. Read More »
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Moikgantsi Kgama Hosts Q&A after Amiri Baraka Film at Lincoln Center

ImageNation founder, Moikgantsi Kgama, will host a q&a after the screening of 1983 film In Motion.

Tuesday, February 17, 9:00PM

"Riot From Wrong" at ReelWorks

riot_feat.jpgTuesday, February 17, 2015, 6:30PM-8:30PM

ImageNation brings a film about the biggest civil unrest Britain has seen to ReelWorks youth workshop in Brooklyn.

#BlackLivesMatter Film Series

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Join ImageNation for the #BlackLivesMatter Film Series. Curated by the NYC BedStuy PopUp Cinema Group, this month's free program presents amazing short films highlighting the humanity of Black people worldwide. Its Cinema, Conversation and Change.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015, 8:30PM at RAW SPACE

Movement is Rising

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Join MUSEUM OF IMPACT and ImageNation for an inspiring dialogue with the New Faces of Activism. Let our nation's bright young leaders demystify radical tactics of the burgeoning movement.

February 16, 2015 at 6:15PM

They Die By Dawn

theydiebydawn_feat.jpgSee Erykah Badu in "They Die By Dawn"
RAW SPACE Culture Gallery | Feb. 27, 28 & March 1st


Free Summer Enrichment Programs for Middle School Students

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NYC 1199ers! New York City has added 17,000 seats and doubled the number of seats for summer enrichment programs for young people. To be eligible, your child must be in middle school. The Department of Youth and Community Development is supporting these Summer Enrichment programs – everything from Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), service learning and literacy to dance, the arts and sports. As the summer is quickly approaching, you have to act fast. Follow these three easy steps to secure a spot at one of the many summer programs across the City. Pre-enroll by Monday, June 30.

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What is a Union

A union is a group of workers who form an organization to gain:

• Respect on the job,
• Better wages and benefits,
• More flexibility for work and family needs,
• A counterbalance to the unchecked power of employers, and
• A voice in improving the quality of their products and services.

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- What is a Union

What is a Union Delegate

A union Delegate is an employee just like you. They have a job to do every day, and they answer to the same management that you do.

The key difference, though, is that a union Delegate has the training, the tools, and the protections to help you and other employees solve problems at work!

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- What is a Union Delegate

Glossary of Unions Labor Terms

Click here to view a glossary of labor terms that we've put together.

- Glossary of Labor Terms