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Resisting ICE in the San Gabriel Valley

The Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network, a collaborative effort to protect, defend, and serve immigrant communities, deployed legal observers, organizers, and immigrant rights advocates this week to businesses in the San Gabriel Valley targeted by ICE recently. ICE endangers the safety of all communities and threatens to leave many families at risk of suffering […]

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United We Win!

The LA Fed’s second Organizing Drive to organize UCLA workers was a huge success! A big thank you to our 40 volunteers who worked day in and day out to organize new members, and the 18 unions and community organizations whose members are part of the Solidarity Organizing Team. Our organizing conversations around the upcoming […]

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We Came. We Spoke. We Conquered.

This week, over 100 members from the community, including labor and clergy, called on the San Gabriel City Council to end their inhumane agreement with ICE. We demanded that the City Council keep families together by terminating the ICE Memorandum of Understanding with the San Gabriel Police Department, and we won! Thank you to San […]

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Organizing at UCLA!

The LA Fed’s second Organizing Drive to organize UCLA workers is underway through February 14. A big thank you goes out to the 18 unions and community organizations whose members are part of the Solidarity Organizing Team. And congratulations to the new American Federation of Teachers and UAW 2865 members who joined these two unions […]

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UC Workers Deserve Respect!

This week, UC workers represented by AFSCME 3299 held a statewide picket to demand dignity in the workplace. We’re proud to stand with them to call for racial equality and justice at the University of California campuses, especially in light of the anniversary of the deaths of Echo Cole and Robert Walker, which sparked the […]

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Congratulations to the Graduates of Our Second LA Organizing Institute Training!

Last weekend, we held our second Organizing Institute Training, where we graduated 30 emerging labor leaders! Big congratulations to our graduates as they move on to fight attacks on working families. If you’re interested in joining the next Organizing Institute Training and Organizing Drive in May, please contact chloe@thelafed.org or call 323-203-5197. The training is […]

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Civic Leadership Academy Kick Off!

Last weekend we launched our first inaugural cohort of 50 union members in our Civic Leadership Academy. They are the future of the Labor Movement, and we are proud to train them to become leaders in their own communities! Click here to learn more and apply to join the next class.

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Over 1,000 Attendees Attend MLK Labor Breakfast

Last Saturday, we held our annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Labor Breakfast that drew in a crowd of over 1,000 community leaders, labor leaders, and elected officials. This year’s keynote speaker was Vanita Gupta. As President of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, Vanita Gupta is carrying on the groundbreaking work she […]

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More Than 50 Advocates Keep ICE from Conducting Business as Usual

Huge victory for the Los Angeles Raids Rapid Response Network (RRRN)! The RRRN, made up of immigrant, civil, and human rights organizations, immigration attorneys, labor, and faith leaders monitored the parking lot at a 7-Eleven store in Koreatown since early morning on Tuesday, January 16. We were prepared to rally and denounce an ICE action, […]

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LA Times Journalists Vote to Unionize!

Votes have been tallied by the National Labor Relations Board, and for the first time in the paper’s 136-year history, the Los Angeles Times is a unionized newsroom! Workers voted overwhelmingly 248-44 to be represented by the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America. Congratulations to the journalists and Organizing Committee, who have worked tirelessly on this effort […]

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