- Brandworkers International – Daniel Gross
- Coalition of Immokalee Workers – Julia Perkins
- Center for New Community – Axel Fuentes
- Comité de Apoyo a los Trabajadores Agrícolas (CATA) – Jessica Culley
- International Labor Rights Forum – Liana Foxvog
- Northwest Arkansas Workers’ Justice Center - Ana Aguayo
- Restaurant Opportunities Centers United – Jose Oliva
- UE Research and Education Fund (including Warehouse Workers for Justice and Vermont Fair Food) – Leah Fried
- UNITE HERE Food Service Division – Kyle Schafer
- United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 770 – Rigo Valdez
- Warehouse Workers United – Sheheryar Kaoosji
Joann Lo is the Executive Director of the Food Chain Workers Alliance. She graduated from Yale University with a degree in Environmental Biology and has organized with both unions and a worker center. In 2000 Joann was one of two staff who started the Garment Worker Center, and she organized with garment workers in Los Angeles who led a successful campaign against retailer Forever 21, memorialized in the Emmy-winning documentary “Made in L.A.” In 2005 Joann joined Enlace, an alliance of worker centers and unions and a year later became Co-Director. Joann is a member of Los Angeles Food Policy Council, the City of Los Angeles’ Sweatfree Advisory Committee, the Enlace Institute Advisory Board, and the ROC-LA Advisory Board.
Diana Robinson is the Campaign and Education Coordinator of the Alliance. Diana comes to us from Alliance member United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500, which represents over 23,000 grocery store workers in New York. She was Local 1500′s representative on the Alliance board and a member of our Education & Communications committee as well as our Policy & Standards committee. At Local 1500, Diana played dual roles as a worker organizer and the Food Policy Coordinator of the Building Blocks Project for Good Food, Good Jobs, and Good Health. She was a leader of the union’s 2011 campaign to organize Target workers in Long Island. Diana graduated from Queens College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.
Debby Cho is the Education Program Associate through Public Allies‘ Americorps ally program, which prepares young adults for leadership through paid full-time nonprofit apprenticeships and rigorous leadership training. Debby is a 2012 graduate of the Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations. She was a leader on campus with the Cornell Students Against Sweatshops and the Cornell Organization for Labor Action.Debby worked as a research assistant for Dr. Kate Bronfrenner and interned with two SEIU locals. She also volunteered with the Tompkins County Immigrant Rights Coalition and the Immigrant Farmworker Initiative in Ithaca, New York.