Researcher, Coalition for Clean & Safe Ports
Alma is the Researcher on LAANE’s Clean & Safe Ports campaign. Previously Alma was an Apprentice Researcher with the AFL-CIO’s Immigrant Organizing Project and worked on issues impacting undocumented immigrant youth and students at UCLA Labor Center’s Dream Resource Center. She has a double BA from UC Riverside and a Master’s from CSU Long Beach. Alma grew up in the low-income, immigrant neighborhood of Pico-Union in Los Angeles where she witnessed her family and community undergo many workplace injustices. These experiences have influenced her to contribute to research and organizing efforts to build worker power and win justice for workers in Los Angeles.