NUGW EVENTS

A UNION. A COMMUNITY. A MOVEMENT.

Fall 2021 General Member Meeting (GMM)

Sep 28, 2021

Thursday October 7, 5pm-6:30pm

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Welcome-Back Happy Hour & Picnic!

Sep 13, 2021

Are you new to Northwestern and want to learn about NUGW before joining? Want to meet your colleagues, and current members? Come have a picnic with us! We will meet at the Arrington Lagoon, by the Evanston lakefront, from 5 to 7 PM on Friday, September 24.Food and drink will be provided, but BYOB.Dawes Park…

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Meet the new Co-Chairs – Thurs. 06/10 @ 5pm

Jun 10, 2021

Now that the elections have taken place, the officers are starting to plan for the upcoming year. The incoming Organizing Committee Co-Chairs, Julie Ming Liang and Rose Werth, want their hopes and plans to be shaped with accountability, and with the input of all of you!  Julie and Rose will be hosting a virtual “Meet…

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Organizing 101 – Sat. 04/17 @ 11 am and Sat. 05/22 @ 1 pm

Apr 17, 2021

This is not only a “training”, but an opportunity to think about the university as you want it to be and get in touch with the power you already have to make it that way! Through a series of activities, mini-teaches, and discussions, we will address topics such as: the values we seek to implement in our…

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Spring 2021 General Membership Meeting – Wed. 04/14 @ 5pm

Apr 14, 2021

General membership meetings are where we gather to provide updates on all of our organizing efforts and to discuss next steps together. It’s a great time to ask questions, give us feedback, or just come for the bops and be in solidarity with your fellow grad workers. You can RSVP here. We will be discussing a proposal to introduce…

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Who’s Got Your Back: A Week of Reflection on the One-Year Pandemic Anniversary – Starting Mon. 03/29

Mar 29, 2021

ALL ARE WELCOME! Sessions are open to everyone, members and non-members too. RSVP HERE. We’re hosting three lunchtime discussions (plus an afternoon socially-distanced happy hour) on our stipends, health insurance, and the rights that we have as grad workers. We’ll also be sharing pandemic impact survey results and talking about all the ways unions can…

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Unions 101: Building a Radical Union – Thurs. 02/18 @ 2pm

Feb 18, 2021

Join us on Thursday, February 18 at 2PM CT for Unions 101: Building a Radical Union. RSVP HERE. This is the second event in our political education series and we have invited guest speakers from several grad unions to discuss striking, winning contracts, and how we build a radical union. We want to see you there so don’t forget to RSVP! The event is open to all,…

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Winter 2021 General Membership Meeting – Wed. 02/03 @ 5pm

Jan 25, 2021

Please join us to hear in-depth updates from fellow grad workers about what we’ve done and what our plans are moving forward. This meeting is also an important space for us to talk strategy, and to hear your feedback or concerns! RSVP here for the meeting on Wednesday, February 3 at 5PM CT.We will send out the…

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Unions 101: A Political Education Event – Fri. 11/13 @ 3pm

Nov 13, 2020

This is the first in a series of political education events where we will discuss issues related to unionization and graduate worker organizing. This event will feature three NUGW members that will speak about our history as a union, the role of race and gender in union building, and the differences between business unions and the type of…

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NUCNC March + Teach-in – Fri. 10/30 @ 3pm

Oct 6, 2020

If you’re in town, we hope you’ll join us this Friday, October 30 at 3PM CT in Evanston. We’re teaming up with NU Community Not Cops to host a march and teach in.  Follow @copsoutofnu on Twitter for updates on the march + teach in location.

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