Ruth Ellinger Labor Leaders School

The training program is a skill-building and leadership development course managed by the Texas AFL-CIO – in partnership with affiliate unions, local unions and Central Labor Bodies – to help grow and support the next generation of union leaders in Texas. The program is open to union members who live and work in Texas who are nominated by their Local, International, or Central Labor Body.

Each applicant must be able to commit to participating in the program for two weekend/weekday trips for trainings. The training will have homework assignments to be completed and turned in at the next training. Due to Covid 19, the training will be shorter and only have approximately 15 participants. Participants must be vaccinated against Covid 19 to be accepted into training.

Applications are due by August 16, 2021. Limited slots available.


Training Dates - September 17-19 & October 22-24

Cost & Process - $750

This fee covers hotel, food and expenses for speakers. 

Questions? Contact Campaign Director LaTonia Benoit at • 512-477-6195