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Mariela Martinez

Organizing Coordinator

The daughter of two garment workers, growing up Mariela (Mar) witnessed the harm that the garment industry creates due to low wages and unsafe working conditions. But Mar’s interest in organizing began as a youth organizer with South Central Youth Empowered through Action where  Read More



Marissa Nuncio


Marissa Nuncio joined the Garment Worker Center in February 2013. She has been an advocate of worker’s rights for over 12 years, including as a Program Coordinator for Sweatshop Watch from 2000-2003. Sweatshop Watch was a co-founding organization of the Garment Worker Center.  Read More


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Zacil Pech

Health and Safety Organizer

Zacil Pech was born in the state of Guerrero, Mexico, and migrated to the U.S. at the age of four. Her experiences and hardships led her to begin organizing with undocumented immigrant youth in Los Angeles. While organizing with immigrant youth, she was introduced to the labor  Read More