Machinists Activate Their Voices at 2017 Communications Conference

More than 100 IAM Communicators from across the U.S. and Canada are in Austin, TX this week to strategize and learn how to amplify the IAM’s message.

Follow along on Twitter with #VoiceActivation.

So far, the 2017 IAM Communications Conference has featured trainings on video, social media and messaging, as well as discussions on communication tactics in organizing and editorial cartooning.

IAM International President Bob Martinez on growing the IAM’s voice and the importance of telling the stories of working people.

Martinez even launched his own Twitter account:

Other members of the Executive Council also spoke:

Cameron Conaway, a human rights journalist and the step-son of IAM District 98 Directing Business Representative Bob Miller, told delegates how important their work is to the future of working people.

Here’s some more from #VoiceActivation: