Featured Video


Watch an historic moment as the Justice for Janitors archive is transfered from SEIU United Service Workers West to the UCLA Library Special Collections!


Media from IRLE Events


Rodolfo García Zamora
Migration, remittances, and development in Mexico, 1970-2012: Lessons and future challenges
Presented by Rodolfo García Zamora, Universidad Autónoma de Zacatecas, México
May 22, 2013
Mark Anner
Solidarity Transformed:  Labor Responses to Globalization and Crisis in Latin America
Presented by Mark Anner, Penn State University
May 15, 2013
Frank Bardacke
Trampling out the Vintage: Cesar Chavez and the Two Souls of the United Farm Workers
Presented by Frank Bardacke, Award-winning Historian and Author
May 8, 2013
Héctor Cordero-Guzmán
Bridging the Gap: Connecting Academics to Funder and Foundation Initiatives
Presented by Héctor Cordero-Guzmán, Baruch College, CUNY
March 5, 2013
Ellen Reese

They Say Cut Back, We Say Fight Back! Welfare Rights Activism in an Era of Retrenchment

Presented by Ellen Reese, University California, Riverside

February 20, 2013

Rhacel Parreñas

Neither Slave nor Free: The Bound Labor of Migrant Workers

Presented by Rhacel Parreñas, University of Southern California

February 15, 2013

Leisy Abrego

Inequalities at work, inequalities as parents: Mothers and fathers in transnational families

Presented by Leisy Abrego, University of California, Los Angeles

January 23, 2013

Dayo Gore

Radicalism at the Crossroads: African American Women Activists in the Cold War

Presented by Dayo Gore, University of California, San Diego

November 28, 2012

Death and Taxes (and other hot topics): Debating the 2012 California Ballot Propositions

November 1, 2012

Learning from the Past to Change the Future: 20 Years of Justice for Janitors
April 19, 2012

Part 1 | Part 2

Participatory Democracy and Social Justice Struggles: From Port Huron to #Occupy.
Graduate Student Research Presentations
March 6, 2012

Part 1Part 2


States' Gains, Labor's Losses: China, France and Mexico Choose Global Liaisons: 1980-2000
Presented by Dorothy Solinger, UC Irvine
February 8, 2012
Understanding the Brazilian Labor Success Story 
Presented by Paulo Baltar,  Universidade Estadual de Campinas 
February 2, 201

Urban Sustainability in the Age of Climage Justice: Lessons from Metro Phoenix 
Presented by Andrew Ross, New York University 
January 12, 2012

Working for Nothing: The Latest Fast-Growth Sector? 
Presented by Andrew Ross, New York University 
January 12, 2012


Media from Previous Events