Still time to sign up for UCAN community activist training July 26-27

Deadline to register is July 19

Union community activists can still sign up for the two-day Union Community Activist Network (UCAN) training being offered by the United Way of Greater St. Louis, the St. Louis Labor Council, Greater Madison County Federation of Labor and Southwestern Illinois Central Labor Council.

The training will be held July 26 and 27 at United Way headquarters in downtown St. Louis. The registration deadline is July 19.

The program will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 26, and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 27, at 910 N. 11th Street in St. Louis, with free parking in the C-9 garage across the street.

Registration is $35 per person.

Friday topics include:
• Mental Health Issues and Substance Use Disorders.
• Road to Wellness – Resilience and Thriving.
• Financial Debt Traps and Building Financial Well-Being.
• When Gambling Is an Addiction.
• Missouri and Illinois Legislative Updates.

Saturday’s topics are:
• Up Close Look at How First Responders Respond.
• Two Live Re-enactments of EMS Responding to Possible Overdose Calls.
• Narcan Training.
• Community Resources.

The training is designed for union community service committees, union leaders, union activists and anyone else who is interested.

To register, make checks payable to United Way of Greater St. Louis and mail to United Way, Attn: Labor, 3600 Nameoki Road, Suite 205, Granite City IL 62040. Include each participant’s union, phone number, address and email.

For more information, contact Nick Dodson at 618-258-9800 or Terry Briggs at 618-877-6780.


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