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August 2020

Labor’s Voice: Mike Garcia & The Justice For Janitors Movement

August 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facebook Live

Join the UCLA Labor Center and Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO on Monday, August 3rd for another episode of Labor's Voice, a labor education series featuring the voices of workers, labor leaders, community leaders, and educators to promote inspiring ideas to advance policy change. This episode will discuss a new publication titled "Mike Garcia and the Justice for Janitors Movement," which explores the extraordinary legacy of the late Mike Garcia. Mike Garcia was the longtime leader of SEIU…

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February 2021

Labor’s Voice: The Struggle for Black Worker Justice

February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facebook Live

Join the UCLA Labor Center and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO on Thursday, February 18, for Labor's Voice, a labor education series featuring the voices of workers, labor leaders, community leaders, and educators to promote inspiring ideas to advance policy change.

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March 2021

Labor’s Voice: A Woman’s Place is in Her Union

March 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facebook Live

Join us and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor on Thursday, March 18, for Labor's Voice, a labor education series. This upcoming Labor's Voice program celebrates Women's History Month.

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May 2021

Labor’s Voice: Stop Anti-Asian Hate

May 27, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Facebook Live

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.

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February 2022

The Auntie Sewing Squad

February 28 @ 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Zoom

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 released book The Auntie Sewing Squad Guide to Mask-Making, Radical Care, and Racial Justice (UC Press). Screening of “Auntie Kristina,” a short film about the…

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April 2022

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

April 20 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Zoom

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 deepen our solidarity with each other. The work for justice is filled with the values attributed to spirituality – love, compassion, empathy for those in…

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Worker and Union Solidarity with China: Why and How?

April 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

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 explores the value of worker-to-worker relationships despite those conflicts — indeed, made more important in a climate of anti-Asian racism and protectionism. Moderated by:  Joey…

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Hand in Hand’s California Member Meeting

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Zoom

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.

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No Sweat ReUNION

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
UCLA Lawson Worker Justice Center, 675 S. Park View St
Los Angeles, CA 90057 United States
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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 Senator Register HERE.

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June 2022

National Forum on Anti-Asian Violence

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
AFL-CIO Headquarters, 815 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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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 and only national labor organization of AAPI workers and their allies. 2020 marked a rise in violence against AAPI communities, including AAPI workers, with the…

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