UCLA Labor Center

Worker and Union Solidarity with China: Why and How?


Canada-China Focus Presents a webinar with Kent Wong, Director, UCLA Labor Center, founding president, Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance. Solidarity exchanges between trade unions in China, Canada and US were put on hold by COVID. At the same time economic and geo-political conflicts between nations have created new challenges for workers and unions. This webinar […]

Hand in Hand’s California Member Meeting


Join Hand in Hand members and UCLA Labor Center Senior Research Analyst Lucero Herrera for a community dialogue on our just-released homecare research, research justice, & campaigns to repair our homecare system and uplift domestic worker rights. Register HERE.

No Sweat ReUNION

UCLA Lawson Worker Justice Center 675 S. Park View St, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Join us for a celebration of the past and future of organizing immigrant workers! We encourage guests to bring photos, flyers, and other artifacts (to be copied and returned) and help us create a collective scrapbook from their years in the fight against sweatshops. Featuring: Julie Su, Deputy Secretary of Labor Maria Elena Durazo, CA […]

National Forum on Anti-Asian Violence

AFL-CIO Headquarters 815 16th St NW, Washington, DC, United States

On Friday, June 24th, at 1 p.m. Eastern, the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) and the UCLA Labor Center will co-host a forum at the national AFL-CIO headquarters on racial justice and the role of workers and their unions to combat anti-Asian hate. The forum coincides with the 30th anniversary of APALA, the first […]

Worker Centers Redefining Workforce Development


On behalf of our POWER in Workforce Development team and the Los Angeles Worker Center Network, you are cordially invited to a webinar linking workforce development, grassroots worker power, and racial and economic justice. In this webinar, California worker centers will share what workforce development looks like when driven by marginalized communities — how they […]

2022 Racial Justice Workshop Series


In July and August 2022, the UCLA Labor Center and the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) will host five virtual workshops to educate and mobilize community members and leaders. Workshops will engage activists in critical conversations about racial justice, organizing, reproductive rights, political power, and immigration. See our flyer for more information. Workshop 1: […]

Opportunity for All Teach-In

UCLA Pauley Pavilion Clubhouse 301 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles

Join undocumented student leaders across California, the UCLA Labor Center, and the UCLA Center for Immigration Law and Policy next Tuesday, November 1st at 3:00 PM PST for a teach-in on the history and struggle of undocumented students and to learn about the Opportunity For All campaign that urges the University of California to provide equal […]

International Women’s Day Celebration

United Teachers Los Angeles 3303 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, United States

On March 7, the Los Angeles Chapter of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) will honor two outstanding Asian American women who continue to make history: Arlene Inouye, Secretary of United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA) and Susan Minato, Co-President of UNITE HERE Local #11. UTLA and UNITE HERE #11 are embarking on major campaigns […]

UCLA Celebrates Senator Lola Smallwood-Cuevas

Collins Alumni Conference Room at UCLA James West Alumni Center 325 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, United States

The UCLA Labor Center and the Center for the Advancement of Racial Equity at Work (CARE at Work) invite you to a UCLA homecoming celebration for California State Senator Lola Smallwood-Cuevas. Prior to being sworn in to represent California’s 28th Senate District, Senator Smallwood-Cuevas worked at the UCLA Labor Center for 15 years where she […]

May Day March/Marcha 2023

Broadway & Olympic, Downtown Los Angeles

Join the May Day Coalition for the 2023 Los Angeles May Day March! This year's theme is "Solidarity is Power: Right to Unionize, Right to Strike, Right to Housing, & Right to Citizenship." The event will bring people together from all walks of life to stand in solidarity with one another and to raise awareness […]