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Highlighting the real people who make up The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Union. Digital Media Director Michelle Ellis brings monthly interviews and Digital Insights to inspire authentic online dialogue between leadership, organizers and current and future members.

Highlighting the real people who make up The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Union. Digital Media Director Michelle Ellis brings monthly interviews and Digital Insights to inspire authentic online dialogue between leadership, organizers and current and future members.

Location:

United States

Description:

Highlighting the real people who make up The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Union. Digital Media Director Michelle Ellis brings monthly interviews and Digital Insights to inspire authentic online dialogue between leadership, organizers and current and future members.

Twitter:

@BCTGM

Language:

English

Contact:

3015094873


Episodes

009: Strategic Organizing with Local 6 "Some things you just can't afford NOT to invest in."

5/4/2021
Local 6 Pres. Hank McKay, Bus. Agent/Organizer Corey Walter and a Local 6 Retired Activist tell us how they insulated their Local Union against a 5-year, 531-member loss - coming out with a net-gain of 370 members in that time.

Duration:00:31:41

008: Digital Insights: "We Are What We Consistently Do"

4/20/2021
A follow-up to Episode 006: How Well Does Your Local Union Function to Support ORGANIZING? Digital Media Dir. Michelle Ellis helps you build a routine for improving your Local Union's visibility in the community; and explains how this formula can apply to any of the points on your "Organizer's Success Wheel." References for this recording: bctgm.org/PDFs/BCTGMOrganizersWheel.pdfpodbean.com/ei/pb-g4arx-fdb5b6www.wiki-calendar.com

Duration:00:16:31

007: "When Labor Meets Community we can WIN" | A Political Discussion with Staff & Organizers from the BCTGM & AFL-CIO

3/30/2021
How the American Rescue plan SAVED our Pensions, how the PRO Act will protect our right to Organize and how the Georgia Special Elections changed the game for Labor and the BCTGM. Guests for this Episode:

Duration:00:36:11

006: Digital Insights: How well does your Local Union function to support ORGANIZING?

3/16/2021
Digital Media Director Michelle Ellis guides you through a visualization to measure your organization's daily Organizing momentum. CLICK HERE to download the worksheet used in this recording. Listen to the follow-up training to this recording: 008: Digital Insights: "We Are What We Consistently Do"

Duration:00:11:08

005: Jasmine White & Local 149 Pres./Bus. Agent Letitia Malone - Grit and VICTORY at Blues City Brewery

3/2/2021
Blues City Brewery employee Jasmine White and Local 149 (Memphis, Tenn.) Pres./Bus. Agent Letitia Malone discuss their journey to this December 2020 Organizing WIN.

Duration:00:31:16

004: Digital Insights: Growing Well-Engaged Public Facebook Pages

2/16/2021
Digital Media Director Michelle Ellis gives four tips for growing/maintaining engagement on your organization's Facebook page(s).

Duration:00:14:45

003: Lisa Gregory, BCTGM East-Central Region Representative - How She Grew into a Union Leader

2/1/2021
BCTGM International Representative Lisa Gregory talks about growing up Union, holding office at Local 58G and all she has learned about organizing and negotiating along the way.

Duration:00:16:28

002: Digital Insights: Facebook Advertising for Organizing Leads

1/19/2021
In the first installment of Digital Insights, a training segment within the BCTGM Voices Project, Michelle Ellis talks about how lead generation works using Facebook Ads.

Duration:00:12:13

001: John Price, BCTGM Director of Organization, on Organizing in 2020

12/31/2020
John Price discusses hopes for the National Labor Relations Board under a new U.S. President, obstacles overcome with new tools and personnel in 2020 and several recent Organizing campaigns.

Duration:00:27:24

000: Launch Episode with Michelle Ellis, BCTGM Director of Digital Media

12/30/2020
The BCTGM Podcast is in the universe! Michelle Ellis introduces the format and purpose of this project.

Duration:00:05:28