UU’s for a Just Economic Community

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Neidi Dominguez is the Executive Director of Unemployed Workers United (UWU), a movement project to organize precarious and jobless workers. Neidi is a national immigrant and workers’ rights activist and organizer. Neidi migrated from Mexico at the age of 9 with her mother and younger sister where she resided in Pasadena, California, and began her involvement in social justice organizing from a very young age. In Los Angeles, CA Neidi was Co-Director of the CLEAN Carwash campaign that successfully unionized hundreds of workers in the country. Formerly undocumented herself, Neidi was a central leader in the campaign to win Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

Neidi will talk about:

  • History of unions in the US
  • Immigrant rights connected to worker rights
  • Racial justice at the center of worker rights
  • Unemployed Workers Union and Neidi’s roll in it
  • The Pro Act and include an action step