2020 Nurse Alliance Conference

Nursing: The Most Trusted Profession
caring for others with dignity, compassion and professionalism

2020 Nurse Alliance Conference Details:

  • October 6 & 7, 2020
  • Sheraton Grand Hotel
  • 1230 J Street Sacramento, CA
  • 10 Contact Hours CEP #3413

Union Nurses Building a Path to a More Just Society

  • Structural Racism and the healthcare system; examine the ways in which prejudice, xenophobia, and privilege impacts consumers’ experience of, and access to, quality care.
  • Healthcare is for everyone: regardless of age, race, culture, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity. Foster inclusive, respectful and stigma-free environments and build trusting relationships with LGBTQI people and their families.
  • A Public Health look at the current problems of homelessness and mental health and how these two areas of contemporary human life overlap and interact.

International Medical Corp & SEIU Disaster Response Manual

  • What crises will demand the most attention in 2020? How do SEIU nurses join the deployment roster?
  • Disaster Preparedness: Provide an update on how we design responses and prepare for future crises. Respond to changing political and security situations and meet needs in complex crises.
  • The purpose of this resource manual is to provide SEIU local unions with guidance and resources for developing or expanding their disaster preparedness and response programs.

Standing up for our patients, our communities and ourselves

  • Ya Basta: Time’s been up. For years, working class, women Janitors have been leading the fight against sexual violence in the workplace.
  • The Board of Registered Nursing (BRN) Rundown of the Intervention and Enforcement Programs.
  • Nurses take the Lead in Healthcare Legislation: How legislation evolves, current legislation that impacts nurses, the patients and communities in their care.

Note: In addition to registering for the conference, you also need to contact your Local for approval of hotel/travel accommodations

For questions, call/text Kathy Hughes, RN at (619) 548-1811 or email

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Violence is NOT in Our Job Description! Class on March 24, 2020

Using the Cal/OSHA Workplace Violence Prevention Standard in Healthcare

Workshop offering 6 Continuing Education Units
being held on Tuesday March 24, 2020
SEIU Local 1000 office at 436 14th St. Ste. 200 Oakland, CA
10:00 – 4:30pm (lunch and light breakfast provided)

Email or Text 619-548-1811 to register

Open & free to all SEIU Local 1021 and Local 1000 nurses

Approved for 6 CEUs by BRN Provider No. 3413

SEIU Nurses and other healthcare workers led the fight for a Cal/OSHA standard to protect healthcare workers from violence

This course will cover:
– A review of workplace violence typologies and prevention. The new regulation: what it means and how to use it.
– How nurses and our union can effectively participate in developing WPV prevention programs at each worksite.
– Union strategies and action steps for enforcement & building a good case for a Cal/OSHA complaint

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2020 Meeting Calendar

2020 Steering Committee meetings and May Conference dates:

• January meeting is actually being held on Saturday 2/1 in San Diego. All in-person meetings are 10-3pm. The Locals are encouraged invite their members to join us when they host a meeting in order to learn about what the NA of CA does and is all about. Teleconference ability is also available at the in-person meetings.
• February 4 – conference call 6-8 pm (please note that these are the same time for every
bi-monthly call, but don’t often go the full 2 hrs.)
• March 3 – Local 121RN – Pasadena
• April 7 – conference call
• May 3 – Sacramento at the Sheraton Hotel 3-7 pm (dinner provided)
• May 4 & 5 – annual May/Legislative Conference in Sacramento
• June 2 – Conference call
• July 7 – Local 1021 in San Francisco
• August 4 – conference call
• September 1 – Local 721 Los Angeles
• October 6 – conference call
• November 17 – Local 521 in Bakersfield
• December 1 – conference call

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2019 Legislative Conference: The Art of Caring

The Art of Caring: So Much More Than Florence Envisioned
nurses are uniquely qualified to manage emergency and disaster responses

Please register below to secure your spot and for faster processing.

When: April 29th & 30th: 10 Contact Hours CEP #3413
Where: Sheraton Grand Hotel 1230 J Street Sacramento, CA

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
  • Giving critical support to first responders, providing immediate & assistance to victims
  • Earthquake awareness, fire suppression techniques, team organization & disaster psychology
  • Environmental Justice Committee In California
    • SEIU nurses leading the way to address environmental, racial, & economic disparities and injustices that occur in our healthcare systems and the communities in which nurses live and serve
    • Man-made and natural disasters, climate change & the impact on our health and wellbeing
    Union-wide Disaster Relief Program
    • Having a capable “response ready” team when called for national and international disasters
    • Joining other relief organizations to maximize our effectiveness

    Note: In addition to registering for the conference, you also need to contact your Local for approval of hotel/travel accommodations

    For questions, call/text Kathy Hughes at (619) 548-1811 or email

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