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TEXAS AFL-CIO COPE 2024

DAILY SCHEDULE

Sunday, January 28, 2024

8:30 AM      

NEW ATTENDEES ORIENTATION

10:00 AM    

CALL TO ORDER – Rick Levy, President, Texas AFL-CIO

PRESENTATION OF COLORS & OATH OF ALLEGIANCE 

NATIONAL ANTHEM 

INVOCATION

WELCOME ADDRESS

 

DEDICATION OF 65TH TEXAS AFL-CIO CONVENTION

Rules Committee Report 

Credentials Committee Report

Report of the President – Rick Levy

Report of the Secretary-Treasurer – Leonard Aguilar 

11:15 AM

SPEAKER

Hon. Jasmine Crockett, U.S. Representative, District 30

11:40 AM

SPEAKER

National Nurses United 

12:00 PM

BREAK FOR LUNCH

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING RESOLUTIONS

1:15 PM

CALL TO ORDER

COPE PRIZE DRAWING

1:30 PM

UNIONIZE TEXAS & VOTE 

Robin Johnson - CWA 

Pauline Mims - UAW  

Jennifer Hernandez - IUPAT 

David Beard - USW 

1:45 PM

SPEAKER

Zeph Capo, President, Texas AFT

2:00 PM

U.S. SENATE DEBATE

MODERATORS: 

Rick Levy, President, Texas AFL-CIO

Leonard Aguilar, Secretary Treasurer, Texas AFL-CIO

Bob Garrett, Austin Bureau Chief, The Dallas Morning News

Jessica Montoya Coggins, Executive Director, Texas Signal Media Foundation
 

CANDIDATES:

Colin Allred 

Roland Gutierrez

Carl O. Sherman

3:15 PM

ADJOURNMENT 
RESOLUTIONS COMMITTEE MEETING

4:00 PM 

CONSTITUENCY GROUP MEETING

5:15 PM 

SOCIAL HOUR  

6:30 PM 

DINNER & TEXAS LABOR HALL OF FAME INDUCTION

Monday, January 29, 2024

 

9:00 AM       

WORKSHOPS

10:15 AM       

CALL TO ORDER – Rick Levy, President, Texas AFL-CIO

COPE DRAWING

10:20 AM       

SPEAKER

Marisa Bono, Chief Executive Officer, Every Texan

10:40 AM       

PRESENTATION OF RESOLUTIONS

11:10 AM       

SPEAKER

Rick Lord, Executive Director & Secretary-Treasurer, Texas Building & Construction Trades Council

11:20 AM       

COPE SOLICITATION

Hon. Mihaela Plesa, Texas State Representative, Dist. 70

11:30 AM       

LEGISLATIVE PANEL

Moderator: Emily Amps, Director of Policy & Politics, Texas AFL-CIO

Hon. Erin Gamez, Texas State Representative, Dist. 38

Hon. Venton Jones, Texas State Representative, Dist. 100

Hon. Armando Walle, Texas State Representative, Dist. 140

12:30 PM       

COPE MEETING – RECESS

1:30 PM       

CALL TO ORDER

COPE DRAWING

VOTE ON COPE REPORT (ENDORSEMENTS)

ANNOUNCEMENTS

DISMISS COMMITTEES

ADJOURNMENT

SUNDAY
MONDAY
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