Victor Narro has been involved with immigrant rights and labor issues for many years. At the UCLA Labor Center, he provides research and capacity support for policy and organizing campaigns that focus on impact issues affecting low-wage workers and immigrant communities. Victor is also a professor for the Labor and Workplace Studies Program at UCLA; a lecturer for the Chicano/a Studies Department; a lecturer for the UCLA School of Urban Planning; and a adjunct faculty at UCLA Law School, where he teaches a class entitled, Community Lawyering and Low Wage Worker Organizing.
Prior to working at the UCLA Labor Center, he worked in organizations including Sweatshop Watch, Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), and Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF). Victor is co-author of Broken Laws, Unprotected Workers: Violations of Employment and Labor Laws in America’s Cities (2008), and Wage Theft and Workplace Violations in Los Angeles (2010). He is also co-editor of a recent book, Working for Justice: The L.A. Model of Organizing and Advocacy (Cornell University Press, 2010).