A delegation of SAG-AFTRA leaders joined more than 1,000 community and labor leaders as well as elected officials to commemorate civil rights accomplishments at the annual L.A. County Federation of Labor’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Labor Breakfast on Jan. 20. The event’s keynote speaker, Vanita Gupta, who formally served as the head of the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice, is currently president of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. Others who spoke included Rusty Hicks, president of the L.A. County Federation of Labor, TIME’s Person of the Year Juana Melara and UNITE HERE General Vice President Maria Elena Durazo.
Photo: From left, SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris, keynote speaker Vanita Gupta, Grammy Award-winning recording artist Faith Evans, L.A. County Federation of Labor President Rusty Hicks, SAG-AFTRA Executive Vice President and New York Local President Rebecca Damon, and SAG-AFTRA Secretary-Treasurer and L.A. Local President Jane Austin at the annual L.A. County Federation of Labor’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Labor Breakfast on Jan. 20.
- Local News