The Workers’ Education Society has several core services:

  • Partner with unions and community organizations to educate workers about critical issues to our community
  • Conduct voter education and registration campaigns for ballot initiatives and elections
  • Train activists in issues-based organizing and direct action tactics
  • Develop leadership in labor advocacy, racial justice, LGBTQ rights, and disabilities empowerment
  • Incubate progressive, grassroots organizations and small businesses featuring strong community values
  • Provide an accessible, inclusive, and welcoming community space to host community events

“Right-to-Work” Citizens’ Veto

The Workers’ Education Society and the Painter’s DC 58 are teaming up again, to collect signatures for the “Right-to-Work” Citizens’ Veto petition.   The so-called “Right-to-Work’ bill was passed by the Missouri Legislature and threatens workers rights, wages, and...

WES Votes

2016 was a historic year for the St. Louis Workers’ Education Society. In fact, we accomplished ALL of our external political goals in our service geographies of Wards 8, 9, 15 and 20, as well as in State Rep. Districts 78 and 80, which overlap the above wards. While...

WES Partnership with Painters’ Union

WES partnership with Painters' DC 58 sponsored apprenticeship program Advanced Skills Workforce Center builds skills and solidarity. Support this effort! WES and Painters DC 58 sponsored Advanced Skills Workforce Center (ASWC) is proud to announce that ALL of the...