Vocal #RedforEd leaders Noah Korvellis and Dylan Wegala both spoke at the 2018 Socialism Conference.
Wegala was one of 6 speakers during the “Rank-and-File Teachers Speak: How We Organized the Rebellion.” The event took place in Chicago July 5th-8th. The speaches were promoted online and on the events Facebook page.
Noah Karvellis spoke during the “ Workers Strike Back: Voices of the Teachers' Rebellion.” Noah talked about the events that led up to the Teachers Walkout in Arizona. He also talked about the switch from #RedforEd to #InvestinArizona. The crowd at the 2018 Socialism Conference cheered and chanted after Karvellis mentioned the proposed ballot initiative to raise taxes on the top 1% in Arizona.
You can watch Noah's speech below or visit the conference Facebook Page
In the lower right hand corner of the this photo posted on instagram you can see Noah Karvellis and it appears that Dylan Wegela is standing next to him.
More than 1,800 socialists at the #Socialism2018 conference in Chicago raise their fists in solidarity with UVMMC nurses ahead of their strike on Thursday! ✊🏻✊🏼✊🏽✊🏾✊🏿 The front row features Tristan Adie of the VFNHP and strike leaders of the red state revolt from West Virginia, Arizona, Kentucky, Oklahoma, North Carolina, and Puerto Rico; as well as more teachers from Chicago and Los Angeles, and nurses from Massachusetts and California. SOLIDARITY!! Don't forget to wear #RedForMed on Thursday and Friday! And show up in support on the picket line!