Choose to Lead

No one can do everything, but everyone can do something. At HOPE Local 123, we are a community of doers. All of us strive to contribute and service the union community. We recognize that we have a responsibility to one another to grow HOPE Local 123. That’s why we invest in one another. Through training and education, HOPE Local 123 will provide you with the tools, know-how, and support you need to move from member to activist and activist to leader. Step by step, our leadership development program will empower you with the knowledge you need to act to protect your rights and the rights of all Houston city workers. Check out our action plans below and get started today:

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS
  • Read 2011 Meet and Confer Agreement
  • Complete CET Training
  • Request A Contract Education Presentation At Your Worksite
KNOW YOUR TEAM
  • Your Organizer
  • Your District Representative
  • Your DUR
  • HOPE Leader At Your Worksite
  • Get Contact Details For Each
STAY CONNECTED
  • Update Your Contact Information
  • Like Us On Facebook
STAY INFORMED
  • Attend General Membership Meetings
  • Check Your Inbox For Email From HOPE
CHECK IN
  • Let Us Know About Challenges at Your Worksite, in Your Department, in the City
  • Share Your Ideas
TRAIN FOR CHANGE
  • Attend Ignite Trainings
  • Attend MET Trainings
  • Attend Communications Trainings
SPREAD THE WORD
  • Inform Your Co-workers About Union Activities
  • Distribute Information At Your Worksite
  • Request Worksite Meetings
  • Let Your Co-workers Know About The Spotlight On Excellence Award
  • Encourage Your Co-workers To “Like” HOPE Local 123 On Facebook
REPRESENT YOUR WORKSITE
  • Join A HOPE Committee
  • Attend HOPE Committee Meetings
  • Participate in Campaigns and Actions
  • Nominate Co-workers For A Spotlight on Excellence Award
GROW YOUR UNION
  • Recruit 2 New Members A Month
  • Mentor HOPE Members at Your Worksite
SPREAD THE WORD
  • Present At New Employee Orientations
  • One-on-One Meetings With Prospective Members
LEAD BY EXAMPLE
  • Become A Worksite Leader
  • Be Nominated To Serve As A Committee Chair
  • Be Nominated To Represent HOPE On A City Committee
MENTOR OTHERS
  • HOPE Members and Activists
  • Houston City Workers
  • New City Of Houston Employees
GROW YOUR UNION
  • Recruit 5 New Members A Month
PROTECT WORKERS
  • Become A Departmental Union Representative

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Member Quotes

“It’s not about being ready. It’s about being willing. The foundation of this union is the will of its members. ”
President, Melvin Hughes