Building power, voice, and dignity for immigrant workers and families since 2002


John Jairo Lugo

Community Organizing Director

Megan Fountain
Megan Fountain

Coordinator of Advocacy and Partnerships

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Catherine John

Coordinator of Black and Brown United

Nayeli Garcia

Community Organizer

Rosalba Montoya

Community Organizer




Building grassroots immigrant power to win economic and racial justice

Winning wages & damages

for victims of slavery, wage theft, sexual harassment, and workplace injuries
Winning wages and compensation for sexual harassment and injuries
Suing ICE for the 2007 raids that violated civil rights in New Haven

Suing ICE for civil rights violations

and fighting back after the raids in New Haven in 2007

Passing the Double Damages bill

to increase penalties for wage theft
Passing the Double Damages bill to increase penalties on employers found guilty of wage theft
Providing sanctuary for Nury, Marco, and Nelson

Freeing kids and parents from ICE detention

and supporting them with a loving community

Stopping deportations

for people like Salma, allowed to re-open her case after a 4-day hunger strike
Winning a stay of removal for Salma after a 4-day hunger strike outside ICE Hartford

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