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2012 National Labor-Community Awards
Friday, February 17, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, CA
Instituto Laboral De La Raza hosts its 30th Annual National Labor-Community Awards Dinner, and will honor Labor and Community Leaders locally, statewide and across the country.
The Event is at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis Hotel, 55 Fourth Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 on Friday, February 17, 2012.
Visit the Event at www.ilaboral.org for further details.
Mark H. Ayers, President of the AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department will receive our 2012 National Labor Leader of the Year Award.
Michael S. Mowrey, International Vice President, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) District 9, will receive our 2012 Western States Leadership Award.
James W. Kellogg, International Representative, UA - Plumbing and Pipefitting Industry, and Secretary-Treasurer of the California Building and Construction Trades Council, will receive our 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Bill Lathrop, President, United Food & Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) lOCAL 1167, AFL-CIO-CLC, will receive our 2012 California Labor Leader of the Year Award.
Sheet Metal Workers' Local Union No. 104 will receive our 2012 Bay Area Leadership Award.
Dr. Hugh Dang, DDS will receive our 2012 Healthcare Leadership Award.
Instituto Laboral de la Raza is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan workers resource center headquartered in the Mission District of San Francisco. Our taxpayer I.D. No. is 94-2890401. Founded in 1982, the Instituto serves the critical needs of low income workers and their families. We provide legal services, peer counseling, financial education and access to a network of services, all at no charge.
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Instituto Laboral de la Raza
For thirty years, Instituto Laboral de la Raza has been an indispensable part of the low-income communities that it serves. Founded in 1982, we are a non-partisan, 501(c)(3) workers' resource organization based in San Francisco's Mission District. Each year, Instituto serves thousands of families from all Bay Area counties, with approximately 90% of them being of Hispanic heritage. Most of the individuals that draw on our services are their families’ primary breadwinners, speak little or no English, possess only an elementary education, and have little in the way of financial reserves.
Our doors are open seven days a week from early morning well into the evening, and we welcome both walk-in clients and those with scheduled appointments. We charge no fees for any of our services, and rely on donations and community grants.
Instituto’s mission is: (1) to provide labor mediation and workplace safety education services for all low-income workers; (2) to collaborate with other community-based organizations to effectively address and serve all other critical needs of the poor and disadvantaged in order to foster economic stability in the family unit, and to enhance the health, cultural and social welfare of all the working families that access our services.
We are well known for hosting a National Labor-Community Awards event every year and a Green Labor Capital Forum every two years.