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Organizing Strategy and Practice

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Neidi Dominguez

Neidi Dominguez is the Executive Director and Owner of Nepantla Strategies LLC, where she leads a project to organize precarious and laid off workers, Unemployed Workers United (UWU). Neidi is a national immigrant and workers rights activist and organizer. Most recently she was the National States Deputy Director for the Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaign. At the age of nine, Neidi migrated from Mexico to Pasadena, California, with her mother and younger sister. She began her involvement in social justice organizing at a very young age with the Institute of Popular Education of Southern California, IDEPSCA. She continues to organize with immigrant and Latinx communities today with Mijente, where she serves as Senior Advisor for Mijente’s Fuera Trump Initiative. Previously, she served as the Special Assistant to the General President and coordinator of the National Strategic Campaigns Department for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT). She also served as the Deputy Director of the Community Engagement Department and Coordinator of the National Worker Center Partnerships at the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO). In Los Angeles, Neidi served as co-director of the CLEAN Carwash campaign that successfully unionized hundreds of workers in the country. Formerly undocumented herself, Neidi was a central leader in the campaign to win Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).