On Dec. 10, 2011, SEIU 721 member-leaders from cities all over Southern California gathered at a Cities Leadership Forum in downtown Los Angeles to develop strategies to win and stop the attacks on city workers. The forum was presented by the Cities Accountability Program, a project of SEIU 721 that is designed to build power for city workers and unite city workers across Southern California.
“City officials are outsourcing our work to private companies, laying off staff members and attacking our retirement security. The Cities Leadership Forum was about getting together with other city workers in order to fight back against these threats.”
–Tim Burke, Lead Water Distribution Operator, City of Hemet
If you would like to get involved in the Cities Accountability Program, contact Ignacio Garcia at (213) 448-6255.