Hundreds of Teamsters converged on Charlotte, North Carolina, for the Teamsters National Black Caucus' (TNBC) 37th annual educational conference from August 15-19. This gathering provided Teamsters the opportunity to hear from dynamic speakers, learn from educational workshops, build a stronger network with their Teamster sisters and brothers, and bring a united focus on the upcoming presidential election. Check out the highlights and photos from this conference.
Today, the fourth and final day of the TNBC Conference, started off with prayers during a breakfast held in memory of Eula Mae Cleveland, a longtime TNBC member and widow of the first black International Teamster Vice President. View more photos.
Day three of the 37th Annual TNBC Conference in Charlotte, N.C. continued the theme of the importance of voting, as speakers challenged those in attendance to turn out the vote for worker-friendly candidates in national, state and local elections. View more photos.
Today was another phenomenal day. It started off with International Vice President George Miranda talking about the importance of voting for President Obama. Read the full account by Local 396 member Jerome Singletary, who is attending the TNBC 37th Annual Conference.
Today was T-shirt day. The shirts have the conference’s theme on them: Mobilizing the Movement and Making a Difference, which was basically all of today’s speakers’ messages. Read the full account of Local 507 member Safeyyah Edward, who is attending the TNBC 37th Annual Conference.
A sea of red shirts filled a hotel ballroom in Charlotte, N.C., today as TNBC delegates celebrated the fourth annual Women’s Day with inspiring speeches, recognitions and a special luncheon. View more photos.
This day at the conference is very important to me because it’s Women’s Day. Read the full account of Local 507 member Safeyyah Edward, who is attending the TNBC 37th Annual Conference.