Who is the Los Angeles Black Worker Center?
Our Committees and Councils
Worker Justice Organizing Committee (WJOC)
The WJOC is a grassroots leadership committee that drives the LAWBC’s campaigns, as well as oversees membership outreach, recruitment, and participation.
Worker Advisory Committee (WAC)
The WAC is a support network for Black workers. In a safe and judgment-free environment, low-wage and underrepresented workers receive industry mentorship and occupational coaching.
Outreach and Recruitment Committee
The outreach and recruitment committee focuses on bringing awareness and support for LABWC actions and campaigns through in-person community advocacy and outreach.
Phone Banking Committee
The phone banking committee establishes, maintains and organizes awareness of the LABWC through ongoing phone banking with members, prospects and inactive members.
Arts & Black Culture Committee
Through arts and Black culture, LABWC members and staff demonstrate Black joy and liberation through collective creation such as theatre, digital art, painting, and other forms of artistic expression.
The wellness committee is a team of community leaders, BWC members, and staff that create programming centered on mental health, wellness information, and job preparedness skills.
Political Education Committee
The political education committee are the political and consciousness development arm of the LABWC by connecting campaigns to action.
The communication committee supports the LABWC by providing internal and external media and narrative development support for members and staff.
Black Labor Construction Council (BLCC)
The BLCC is a legacy council that was a multi-craft trades committee addressing underrepresented workers in the regulated construction industry. Through policy and workforce development strategies, the BLCC expanded access and retention in a sector that has historically excluded Black workers.