Areas of Expertise:
immigrant workers | United Farm Workers | immigration policy | labor movement | street vendors
Victor Narro, a project director with the UCLA Labor Center and a past lecturer in law and Chicana and Chicano studies, is an expert on the workplace rights of immigrant workers and immigration policy. Narro’s work has included studies of street vendors, agricultural workers and the garment industry, among other topics.
A former labor organizer, Narro taught a UCLA course on the United Farm Workers movement. Narro was formerly the co-executive director of Sweatshop Watch. Prior to that, he was the workers’ rights project director for the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA), where he was involved with organizing day laborers, domestic workers, garment workers and gardeners.
Narro is available to do interviews in Spanish.