Union administration

National conventions & rap sessions

Article 3 Section 1 of the NALC Constitution states:

The National Convention of this Union shall be held biennially in even-numbered years between the Fourth of July and third full week of August.

  • The 73rd Convention in 2024 is Aug. 5-9 in Boston
  • The 74th Convention in 2026 is Aug. 3-7 in Los Angeles
  • The 75th Convention in 2028 is July 31-Aug. 4 in Minneapolis
  • The 76th Convention in 2030 is Aug. 19-23 in Honolulu


Article 3 Section 4(b) of the NALC Constitution states:

(b). The National President shall, once each year except in the year of the National Convention, call a national conference. This conference shall be voluntarily attended by only State and Branch Presidents or their designees, with their expenses to be borne by the State Association or Branch represented.

National conferences are better known as “rap sessions.”

73rd Biennial Convention | August 5-9, 2024 | Boston, MA 

Hotels for 2024 Boston Convention

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