Press Release on August 14, 2013: 200 Black Workers to Join Labor Leaders at Sept. 6 & 7 for Black Worker Congress
By Los Angeles Black Worker Center
Op-Ed April 29, 2012: In L.A., blacks ask: Where are the jobs?
By Erin Aubry Kaplan, Los Angeles Times, April 29, 2012
Press Release May 1, 2012:
Black Worker Center Unites Community Workers at Town Hall Meeting to Discuss a New Era in Black Employment 20 Year After the Civil Unrest. Black Workers Learn About L.A.’s Public Sector Investing Billions to Create Construction Jobs and How to Ensure Fair Black Employment Representation.
Media Advisory April 28, 2012:
Black Worker Center Invites Workers to April 28 Town Hall Meeting to Unite for a New Era in Black Employment 20 Years After the Civil Unrest. Black Workers Invited to Learn About L.A.’s Public Sector Investing Billions to Create Construction Jobs and How to Ensure Fair Black Employment Representation.
Press Release January 31, 2012:
Black Worker Center Applauds MTA for Unanimously Approving Master Hiring Agreement Expected to Create Tens of Thousands of Jobs
Media Advisory January 26, 2012:
Black Worker Center Brings Coalition to MTA Board Room on Jan. 26 to Demonstrate Support for Adopting Five-Year Master Hiring Agreement. Landmark Policy Establishes a New Start for Economic Fairness for the 99 Percent by Ensuring Equal Opportunities for Workers Historically Shut Out of the Economy.
Media Advisory September 15, 2011:
MTA Votes on Policy to Help Employ Black Construction Workers.September 22nd Vote Aims to Give African-American Construction Workers, At-Risk Residents Greater Access to Jobs for 30/10 Transit Projects.
Media Advisory March 26, 2011:
March 26 Rally Fights for Black Worker Rights and Leads Caravan Departure for Citywide March
Op-Ed: Anti-worker policies, public sector cuts push Black workers to the brink
By Lola Smallwood Cuevas, Los Angeles Wave, March 24, 2011, p. A6.
Press Release January 24, 2011:
Black Worker Rights Hearing Gives Voice to Disenfranchised Black Workers, Builds New Movement
Media Advisory January 13, 2011:
Jan. 13 Black Worker Rights Hearing to Give Voice to Disenfranchised Black Workers, Appeals for Call-to-Action
Op-Ed: Ridley-Thomas’ New Project Labor Agreement and Local Hiring Policy
By Lola Smallwood Cuevas, Coordinator, Black Worker Center & Leon Jenkins, President of NAACP L.A. and Black Worker Center Planning Committee Member, Los Angeles Sentinel, December 9, 2010.
Op-Ed: Black History Month
By Lola Smallwood Cuevas
Media Advisory September 25, 2010:
Civic and Labor Leaders Join Black Construction Workers to Announce New Movement, Unemployment Plight at Day of Service Sept. 25
Op-Ed: On a historic day, live the spirit of the march
By Lola Smallwood Cuevas, Los Angeles Wave, August 25, 2010.
Press Release May 7, 2010:
May 7 Rally Brings Spotlight on African-American Women Disproportionately Unemployed in Los Angeles
Press Release March 15, 2010:
L.A. Black Worker Center Aims to Strengthen Black Working Class, Build Alliances in Wake of Bleak Unemployment Stats