Board of Directors

Maria Elena Durazo – Chair

Maria Elena Durazo

Maria Elena Durazo is the Vice President for Immigration, Civil Rights & Diversity for UNITE-HERE. She was elected to serve as Executive Secretary-Treasurer …read more.

Rusty Hicks

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Rusty Hicks is the Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO (Federation). His election to the post …read more.

Kent Wong – Secretary

Kent Wong

Kent Wong is the director of the UCLA Labor Center, where he teaches courses in labor studies and Asian American studies.  He …read more.

Sonya Clark

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Sonya Clark is a Community Health Education Advocate with The Children’s Clinic in Long Beach and served as a community organizer with …read more.

Peter Dreier

Peter Dreier

Peter Dreier is the Dr. E.P. Clapp Distinguished Professor of Politics, and director of the Urban and Environmental Policy Department, at Occidental …read more.

Cindy Ensworth

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John Grant

John Grant

John Grant is Secretary-Treasurer of UFCW Local 770. He has been an active 770 union member since 1976. John worked as a …read more.

Eddie Iny

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Eddie Iny is the Assistant Director of the Making Change at Walmart campaign and works for the United Food and Commercial Workers …read more.

Marvin Kropke

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Manuel Pastor

Manuel Pastor

Dr. Manuel Pastor is Professor of American Studies & Ethnicity at the University of Southern California where he also serves as Director …read more.

David Pettit

David Pettit

David Pettit is director of NRDC's Southern California air program in Santa Monica and an experienced trial and appellate lawyer. Since joining …read more.

Angelica Salas

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Angelica Salas is the Director of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA). Since becoming CHIRLA's Director in 1999, …read more.

Sabrina Smith

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Danny Tabor

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Manny Valenzuela

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Thomas Walsh

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Thomas Walsh worked in the hotel and food service industry as a banquet server, bartender and front desk clerk.  He first became …read more.