Vietnamese-Americans meet in LA to discuss Int’l Labor Solidarity

By Paul Krehbiel Over 40 young Vietnamese-Americans and six US labor activists met at the UCLA Downtown Labor Center Oct. 25 to discuss relationships between workers in the US and Vietnam, under the auspices of the Vietnam Solidarity Network, in alliance with the Asian-Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) and the So. Cal. Viet Gathering (SCVG). Natalie Newton, a Vietnamese-American with SEIU-721, and a leader of Los Angeles APALA and SCVG, chaired. Kent Wong, director of the Labor Center and v.p. of the CA Federation of Teachers, explained [...]