Join us for our Teamsters 117 Womxn’s Conference, Grow and Ignite! 🌱🔥

This exciting event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will feature presentations, open discussion, workshops, a dance performance, and an art auction for Local 117 members and their families. Childcare will be provided! 



We have an amazing lineup in store for our Grow & Ignite Conference! The event will feature:

  • A keynote address from April Sims, the first woman President of the Washington State Labor Council and the first Black woman president of an AFL-CIO state federation;
  • Workshops covering how to advance equity through collective bargaining, the impact of recent and potential Supreme Court decisions on working womxn and Unions, self-defense techniques, and an opportunity to experience sound healing;
  • An auction of art created by Teamsters Local 117 members and a dance performance by Mexican Folk Dance Youth Group, Joyas Mestizas;
  • A chance to connect to other Teamster womxn and to develop your leadership skills;
  • And much, much more!

Want to donate your artwork for a cause? Our Union's Womxn's Committee is soliciting artwork to be auctioned off at the conference. All proceeds will go to support our Local 117 Jayme Biendl Working Womxn's scholarship. Learn more and donate your work here

Questions? Please reach out to Jill Reese at 206-441-4860 ext. 1244 or [email protected]. We look forward to seeing you at this informative and inspirational event!