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9/22/2015. “How does the union co-op model work?” Western Worker Cooperative Conference (Berkeley, CA).

6/2015. “Greening the Fields: Sustainability Defined by Campesinas in California’s Central Coast. Gender, Climate Change and Work in Developed Nations, Simon Fraser University (Vancouver, BC).

4/27/2015. “Surviving in the Informal Economy: More and more Boyle Heights residents make it as street vendors” by Kimberly Parada. Boyle Heights Beat.

1/19/2015. “Researchers in L.A. Aim to Mold a New Sustainable Economy.” CBS Los Angeles.


9/8/2014. “Why Immigration Reform Has to Go Hand-in-Hands with Stronger Labor Rights” by Michelle Chen. The Nation.

9/4/2014. “California tax cheats difficult to find” by BoNhia Lee. Sacramento Bee.

8/31/2014. “1 in 6 California Construction Workers Labors in Shadows, Study Finds” by Tiffany Hsu. Los Angeles Times.

8/29/2014. “Study: Construction Workers Unreported” by BoNhia Lee. Fresno Bee.

8/2/2014. “Freelance workers a growing segment of California economy” by Tiffany Hsu. Los Angeles Times.

6/6/2014. “Job recovery in Southern California is outpacing U.S. gains” by Tiffany Hsu. Los Angeles Times.


8/6/2013. “Cooperation as Radical Protest” panel. Regional Organizer Fellows Bootcamp, CoFed (Berkeley, CA).

7/12-7/16/2013. Research Justice workshop. IWW Work People’s College (Hibbing, MN).

7/9/13. “ROC United: Critical that service sector jobs be good jobs” by Doug Cunningham. Workers Independent News.

6/26/2013. “Food Fight: Feminists and Femivores” by Rebecca Burns. In These Times.

6/21-6/23/2013. ”Is It Research Justice or Just Research?” “Tierra y Libertad: Land and Liberty Research,” and “Solidarity Research in the Food Chain.” Allied Media Conference (Detroit, MI).

6/19/2013. “Engaging Communities Through Research.” Labor Research Action Network (Washington, DC).


11/30/2012. “Racialicious Crush of the Week, Facing Race Edition: Yvonne Yen Liu” by Andrea Plaid. Racialicious.

11/16-11/17/2012. “Energy Democracy for All”, “Good Food and Good Jobs for All” and “Where is the Color in Occupy? Race, Class, and Gender in the Occupy Movement.” Facing Race (Baltimore, MD).

9/24-9/26/2012. “Food and Labor People’s Movement Assembly.” Food + Justice = Democracy (Minneapolis, MN).

9/18/2012. “Occupy One Year Later.” KQED Forum with Michael Krasny.

9/11/2012. “Food Justice Dinner Conversation.” Green Gulch Farm (Muir Beach, CA).

8/8/2012. “Good Food and Good Jobs for All.” Urban Adamah Evening Lecture (Berkeley, CA).

6/28-7/1/2012. “Research Justice Track.” Allied Media Conference (Detroit, MI).

6/10-6/12/2012. “Good Food and Good Jobs for All.” Association of State & Territorial Public Health Nutrition Directors (ASTPHND) Annual Conference (Traverse City, MI).

6/8/12. “Occupy the Past, Occupy the Future.” How Class Works (Stonybrook, NY).

5/17/12. “The Color of Food: Race, Class, and Gender in the Food System.” Urban Adamah Farm Fellows (Berkeley, CA).

5/1/2012. “Where’s the Color in Occupy? Wherever We Put It” by David Zlutnick, et al. Colorlines.

4/28/2012. Right to the City: Public Space, Horizontal Democracy, & the Oakland Commune in “Grassroots Movements in Hard Times: Occupying the Public Sphere.” California Studies Association (Oakland, CA).

4/19/2012. “Comfort Food: Making Food Justice Accessible.” Race and Policy Symposium, University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, CA).

4/18/2012. “Race, Class, and the Food System.” University of the Pacific (Stockton, CA).

4/3/2012. “How Green is the Green Economy?” by Rebecca Burns. In These Times.

3/17/2012. “Occupy Wall Street marks six-month anniversary with massive arrests” by Clare Trapasso and Rich Schapiro. NY Daily News.

3/17/2012. “Occupy Research: Research by and for the Movement.” Left Forum (New York, NY).

2/21/2012. “Intersections of race, class, gender, and food: The Color of Food.” University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, CA).

2/4/2012. “The Color of Food: Race, Class, and Gender in the Food System.” Labor Across the Food System, University of California at Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA).


11/18/2011. “Race, Food Sovereignty & the Occupy Movement.” Berkeley Student Food Collective (Berkeley, CA).

11/10/2011. “New Research to Inform and Guide Equitable Policy Change.” Equity Summit 2011 (Detroit, MI).

10/27/2011. “The Occupy Movement’s Branding Problem” by Adam Clark Estes. Atlantic Wire.

9/22/2011. “Race and the Federal Budget Debate.” Online Webinar, Applied Research Center (Oakland, CA).

9/20/2011. “Perspectives on Race, Place and Food.” Edible Education: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement, University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, CA).


9/13/2010. “Where are Women of Color in the Green Economy?” Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars (Washington, DC).

6/11/2010. “Equity in the Green Economy.” Central Coast Green Economy Summit (Ventura, CA).

6/2/2010. “Best Practices and Tools for Increasing Equity in the Green Economy” with Emily Kirsch, Ella Baker Center and Raquel Pinderhughes, Roots of Success. California Workforce and Economic Development Conference (San Diego, CA).

3/12/2010. “Race, Recession, and the Green Recovery.” Transforming Race Conference (Columbus, OH).


9/30/2009. “A Tale of Two Cities: Creating Race and Gender Equity in Los Angeles’ Green Economy.” Working for an Equitable Economic Recovery, Opportunity Agenda telebriefing.