For 60 years, the UCLA Labor Center has advanced quality employment and education for all. With a history of fostering collaborations between students, faculty, workers, and community partners, our research justice, leadership development, and narrative change promotes worker justice, racial and economic equity, global solidarity, and immigrant rights.

Services Provided

Research, programming, leadership development, and narrative change that promote worker justice, racial and economic equity, global labor solidarity, and immigrant rights.

Who We Serve

Low-wage workers, researchers, student, faculty, labor unions, worker centers, community members.

Mission and Goals

The UCLA Labor Center brings together workers, students, faculty, and policymakers to address the most critical issues facing working people today. Our research, education, and policy work lifts industry standards, creates jobs that are good for communities, and strengthens immigrant rights, especially for students and youth.

Year Founded


Impact Statement

250+ community and labor partnerships supporting our fellowships, research, and programming. 100+ Labor Studies majors since 2019. 1,100 fellows from our Dream Summer, Freedom Fellow, Immigrant Justice Fellowships. 18 departments, centers, and ORUs partnering with us on our research and programs.


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Campus Affiliation

UCLA Labor Center
10945 Le Conte Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024