CHIRLA

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CHIRLACoalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (California)
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En CHIRLA hemos recibido cientos de llamadas de personas diciendonos obscenidades, algunas pidiendonos que nos regresemos a nuestros paises.
In 2005, MUA, La Colectiva, PWC, CHIRLA along with People Organized to Win Employment Rights ("POWER") formed the California Household Worker Coalition, and began discussion of a legislative campaign, (158) At a statewide meeting that same year, each organization, represented by their members, presented their membership's ideas for reform, resulting in a wide range of proposals.
On March 6, 2002, in response to the district court's ruling, Forever 21 filed a defamation lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court against each of the workers, the Garment Worker Center, Sweatshop Watch, CHIRLA and certain staff members.
KIWA, CHIRLA and PWC contacted other organizations and asked for vigorous support of these workers on May 1st (Workers day/labor day in many other countries).
One of the first steps we take is usually to set up a soccer team," says CHIRLA organizer Pablo Alvarado.
Murray said complaints to CHIRLA about racism have dropped to a "steady trickle" in the past six months.
Consider just a few examples of incidents reported on the CHIRLA hot line:
It's like, 'Congratulations, you graduated,' but there is no bridge connecting your degree with a job," said Maria Rodriguez, youth organizer for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, or CHIRLA.
Proposition 187 "transformed everyday life for Latinos of every status," a CHIRLA report concluded, "including those born here, and many whose ancestors had lived in the U.
In Los Angeles, CHIRLA (Coalition for Humane Immigration Rights) organizers ride the buses from the barrio to posh Beverly Hills, passing out leaflets describing labor rights to hundreds of maids who travel the route each day.
Some may have been losing hope from last year, but there is still hope," said Maria Rodriguez, youth organizer for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, or CHIRLA, one of the organizers.