You can make a difference. Policies passed in school boards, city councils, and at the legislature impact our families, our jobs and our communities. You offer a valuable perspective of what is best for Oregon.
Apply to oLcs
OLCS offers a variety of training opportunities for union members and our economic justice allies who want to learn more about being a candidate.
Ready to run? See below for more information about our informal monthly evening workshops, as well as our intensive 6 month candidate school starting in October.
Applications are accepted June - August.
CANDIDATE TRAININGS AND INFORMATIONAL MEETINGS
For more information, questions, or to request a training in your community, please contact OLCS Executive Director, Lee Helfend at (503) 548-7437 or Lee@OregonLaborCandidateSchool.org. Selection criteria and expectations
EVENING WORKSHOPS FOR ASPIRING LEADERS
All workshops take place at the Oregon AFL-CIO in SE Portland from 6:00-8:00pm.