GRASSROOTS RISING is just a small taste of the exciting, important work that is happening in Los Angeles and nationally. More information about
campaigns and individual organizations is available at the links below.

Los Angeles worker centers:
Garment Worker Center (
Korean Immigrant Workers Advocate (KIWA) (
Pilipino Worker's Center (
Thai Community Development Center (

Other organizations:
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) (
Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, S. Calif. chapter (
Asian Pacific American Legal Center (APALC) (
Asian Women United
Bus Riders Union/ Sindicato de Pasajeros (BRU) (
Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) (
Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE) (
Sweatshop Watch (
UCLA Center for Labor Research and Education (

Also of interest is a Smithsonian web site on sweatshops, which includes a
section on the Thai garment workers in El Monte.







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