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1 L. A. Pub. Int. L.J. 65 (2008-2009)
Si Se Puede - Immigrant Workers and the Transformation of the Los Angles Labor and Worker Center Movements

handle is hein.journals/lapubinl1 and id is 69 raw text is: iSI SE PUEDE! IMMIGRANT WORKERS AND
THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE LOS
ANGELES LABOR AND WORKER CENTER
MOVEMENTS
Victor Narro*
I.  IN TR O D U CTIO N   .........................................................................................  66
II. UNION ORGANIZING CAMPAIGNS OF IMMIGRANT WORKERS:
1986-PR E SEN T  ................................................................................................   70
A. CALIFORNIA IMMIGRANT WORKERS ASSOCIATION (CIWA): 1989-1993 ...... 72
B. JUSTICE FOR JANITORS CAMPAIGN: 1990-2000 ....................................... 73
C. AMERICAN RACING EQUIPMENT WILDCAT STRIKE: 1990 ......................... 77
D. DRYWALL    STRIKE  OF  1992 .......................................................................  78
E. MARCH AGAINST PROPOSITION 187:1994 ................................................ 81
F. UNITE'S GUESS CAMPAIGN: 1995 ...........................................................  82
G. HERE LOCAL 11 LAX CENTURY CORRIDOR CAMPAIGN: 2006 ................ 85
III. ORGANIZING CAMPAIGNS OF LOS ANGELES WORKER CENTERS. 88
A. KOREATOWN RESTAURANT WORKERS JUSTICE CAMPAIGN .......................... 89
B. GARMENT WORKER CENTER FOREVER 21 CAMPAIGN ............................... 91
C. DAY LABORER ORGANIZING MOVEMENT ................................................. 93
D. MULTI-ETHNIC IMMIGRANT WORKERS ORGANIZING NETWORK (MIWON). 96
IV. COLLABORATIONS BETWEEN THE LABOR MOVEMENT AND
W O RK ER  CEN  TER S .......................................................................................  98
A. PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN AFL-CIO AND NATIONAL DAY LABORER
ORGANIZING   N ETW ORK  ..................................................................................  98
* Project Director, UCLA Downtown Labor Center, a project of the UCLA Labor Center
for Research and Education. J.D., University of Richmond, 1991. The author wishes to express
his appreciation to Nicole Ochi from Loyola Law School for her invaluable work and efforts with
the writing of this article.
© 2009 Victor Narro. The copyright in each article is owned by the respective author.
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