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Daniel Carrillo

Daniel is a queer xicana with over a decade of experience organizing in Los Angeles, the Bay Area, Chicago, New York, and Internationally. They have organized workers, negotiated contracts, researched and led campaigns for AFSCME, SEIU, and CWA. Daniel has worked in their community around issues of immigration, mass incarceration, LGBTQ, and environmental justice. They got their start as a youth organizing against anti-immigrant law Prop 187 in California and successfully defeating a proposed power plant in his neighborhood in Southeast Los Angeles. They founded Sin Fronteras/ Sin Papeles, a grassroots queer immigrant group in Los Angeles. With Enlace, they were an organizer on the successful Seafood Workers and Tornel Union campaigns, which won labor protections for over 30,000 workers. Daniel is a co-founder of the National Prison Divestment Campaign, Stop LAPD Spying, the New York Worker Center Federation, and Freedom Cities. Their political writings were featured in Charles Gaines "Manifestos 2", as well as part of Liam Alexander's "I Thou" exhibit. They are currently a Fellow at the Cornell University Worker Institute.

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