Posts Tagged as "workers"

Hyatt Hotel Workers Unionize in Long Beach

Apr. 14, 2013 / By
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Long Beach community advocates, religious leaders, union organizers and city representatives packed the conference room on the 3rd floor of the Long Beach City Hall this past Monday, April 8...

Fear of Deportation Takes its Toll on LB Immigrants

Jan. 6, 2013 / By
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Long Beach residents Joel H. and Rigoberto M. are undocumented fathers with children in the United States, and in their homelands of Honduras and Mexico...

Mobile Voices (VozMob)

Nov. 16, 2012 / By
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Mobile Voices (VozMob) is a platform for immigrant and/or low-wage workers in Los Angeles to create stories about their lives and communities directly from cell phones...

Long Invisible, Domestic Workers in CA Are Stepping Out of the Shadows

Aug. 13, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Video, Cliff Parker, Jacob Simas // Op-ed: Robert Rooks, NAACP

Fifteen years ago, my graduate school instructor posed a series of questions that still guide me to this day:

If you found yourself in a time warp and living in the Jim Crow era south, would you say and do nothing, as many people did?..

“Carwasheros” Cleaning Up L.A.’s Carwash Industry

Jul. 21, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Video, Jacob Simas, Posted: Jul 19, 2012

The Los Angeles area is notorious for the plethora of cars that clog its roads and highways...

Community Voices: Jose Landino

May. 13, 2012 / By
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Jose Landino is a Long Beach hotel worker. He tells VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez what a healthy Long Beach looks like to him...

Joaquín Magón: Remembering César

Apr. 1, 2012 / By
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The Diary of Joaquín Magón Entry 11: Remembering César

I never met César. The opportunity to shake his hand or hear him speak in person is not one that I had...

Community Voices: Martina de Santiago

Apr. 1, 2012 / By
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Are You Optimistic or Pessimistic about the Future of Long Beach? VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez asked this question to attendees at the recent first People’s State of the City event in Long Beach...