UCLA Labor Center

Labor’s Voice: Stop Anti-Asian Hate

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Join us and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor on Thursday, May 27th at 7 PM PDT, for our new episode of Labor’s Voice that will honor Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and discuss how the labor movement can help stop anti-Asian hate and violence.

The Auntie Sewing Squad


Join us for this event celebrating the Auntie Sewing Squad, a massive mutual-aid network of volunteers who have been providing free masks in the wake of US government failures during the COVID-19 pandemic. Featuring: Asian American Studies MA and Gender Studies PhD alum Preeti Sharma and co-editors Mai-Linh Hong and Chrissy Yau, discussing their recently […]

Book Talk with Victor Narro, The Activist Spirit – Toward a Radical Solidarity


The Public Interest Law Program at UCLA School of Law is hosting a virtual event on Professor Victor Narro’s new book The Activist Spirit –  Toward a Radical Solidarity on Wednesday, April 20 from 12:15-1:15 p.m. Labor and immigrant rights activist Victor Narro believes there is a spiritual core within social justice activism from which we can […]

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

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

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 […]