UCLA Labor Center

Project Publications

Reimagined Recovery: Black Workers, the Public Sector, and COVID-19


This new report is a blueprint for recovery. It presents ideas for investment and quality job creation in Black communities.

Ready to Work, Uprooting Inequity: Black Workers in California


A new research brief explores the experience of the Black community in California through a labor and employment lens. As a result of widening inequality and a glaring lack of economic opportunities, California is in the throes of a Black jobs crisis.

Ready to Work, Uprooting Inequity: Black Workers in Los Angeles County


As a result of a lack of economic opportunities, widening inequality, and rising housing costs, the Black community in Los Angeles is experiencing a jobs crisis. This report considers how the lack of access to quality jobs is adversely impacting the community and draws a portrait of the challenges that Black workers in Los Angeles face.