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Labor Markets and Workplace Dynamics in New Destinations of Mexican and Latino Immigration

An all day workshop hosted by the UCLA Migration Study Group.

Friday, October 23, 2009
9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095

The workshop "Labor Markets and Workplace Dynamics in New Destinations of Mexican and Latino Immigration" will be divided in three sessions:

Session 1: Economic restructuring, mobility and labor markets in New Destinations
Session 2: Racialized labor markets, workplaces and skills in New Destinations
Session 3: Labor conditions, occupational niches and social justice projects in New Destinations

Papers by: Rebecca Torres, UT-Austin; Jackie Hagan, UNC-Chapel Hill; Angela Stuesse, Ohio State University; Jamie Winders, Syracuse University; Elizabeth Fussell, Washington State University; Helen Marrow, UC Berkeley/UC San Francisco; Laura Lopez-Sanders, Stanford University; William Kandel, US Department of Agriculture; Sarah Morando, UCLA.

Discussion by: Frank Bean, UC Irvine; David Griffith, Eastern Carolina University; Ruben Hernandez-Leon, UCLA.

Keynote presentation by: Douglas McCulloh, Photographer and author of Dream Street and workers of LiUNA! and NDLON.

Please note that this workshop follows the Brookings System in which discussants summarize and comment the papers. Reply by the authors and discussion follow. To access and read the papers ahead of the workshop, please contact: Sarah Morando at

Cost : Free and Open to the public


Download file: workshop program.pdf

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, UCLA International Institute, Center for Mexican Studies, Sociology, The Migration Study Group, the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment

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