Hundreds of Education Minnesota members from across the state convened via Zoom on Saturday, April 24 to do the business of our union at the 2021 Representative Convention.
Here’s a look at what was passed:
Action Item 1
Summary: Education Minnesota calls on all charges to be dropped against protesters participating in the November 4 action and will communicate that message to Minneapolis Mayor, Hennepin County Prosecutor MN Attorney General and Governor.
Action Item 2
Summary: Education Minnesota will work with allies to advocate for universal health care options for all Minnesota educators and all Minnesotans.
Action Item 3
Summary: Education Minnesota’s local and statewide leaders will examine state and local union practices, policies, Constitution and Bylaws, and committee structures through a racial equity lens, dismantling systems and structures within our union that perpetuate racial inequity.
Constitution & Bylaws amendments
Bylaws Amendment 1
Summary: relates to electronic meetings within the union.
Bylaws Amendment 2
Summary: relates to internal Education Minnesota elections.
Year in review
Watch our video highlighting the amazing efforts of our members this past year: