Education

Every UAW member has a right to access educational tools that allow full participation in their union. UAW Region 1 has many classes and materials geared to enhance your UAW engagement and activism.  Classes are held generally 4 times a year.  Registration information will be posted on the website as it becomes available.

UAW Region 1 is offering six weeks of FREE educational workshops beginning Tuesday, April 3, 2018.  Participants will have a choice between morning (10 a.m.-12 p.m.) or evening (5 - 7

The application for the 2018 UAW Walter and May Reuther Family Education Center Scholarship Program is now available.  Members in good standing for one year who have never attended the Walter and May Reuther UAW Family Education Center Family Scholarship Program are eligible to apply. Past participants in the Family Scholarship Program are not eligible to re-apply.  The program is designed to accommodate the UAW member, the spouse and their dependent children (ages 4 to 18).  The entire family must participate in all scheduled workshops and programs.

The Michigan Labor History Society (MLHS) is willing and able to take UAW members and their families on an exciting tour that captures the stories of labor history in our area. The society has six experienced guides who can lead bus or walking tours on your schedule. They are glad to do this as an educational program without charge.

See the following information regarding a generous scholarship for those pursuing a Labor Studies degree.  The complete scholarship application is attached.  Please call the WSU Labor Studies Center office with any questions, 313-577-2191. Deadline is August 15, 2017