The Politics of Labor in the Trump Era with Gil Cedillo


Thursday, March 29, 2018, 12:30pm to 1:30pm


L-166, IOP Conference Room, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

You are invited to a lunch conversation with Los Angeles City Councilman Gil Cedillo to discuss the politics of labor in the Trump era. In May, 2013, Cedillo was elected to the Los Angeles Council, representing the city's first council district. He previously served in the California State Assembly and State Senate, where he authored a number of major laws, including bills strengthening workers' right to organize, the California Dream Act, and legislation to granting drivers' licenses to undocumented immigrants. Before holding elective office, Cedillo worked for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 660, Los Angeles County's largest union, where he served as general manager from 1990 to 1996.

Sharon Block, the Executive Director of the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School will moderate. Lunch will be provided.

This event is cosponsored by the Center for Public Leadership and the Institute of Politics.