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Asian American Studies 197A
Winter Quarter 2002

Web Resources on Asian Pacific American Labor in Los Angeles and Southern California

1. Community-based Labor Organizing

Korean Immigrant Workers Advocates
http://www.kiwa.org

Sweatshop Watch
http://www.sweatshopwatch.org

Garment Workers Center
http://www.sweatshopwatch.org/swatch/gwc/

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)
http://www.nilc.org/ciwc/memberschirla.htm

Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California
http://www.apalc.org

Thai Community Development Center
http://www.thaicdc.org

Visual Communications
http://www.vconline.org

Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress, Los Angeles
http://www.ncrr-la.org

Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking
http://www.trafficked-women.org/

Resources for Non-union Workers and Community-based Worker Organizations
http://www.yale.edu/wrp/nonunionorgs.htm

2. Labor Unions, AFL-CIO Affiliates, and Resources on Organized Labor

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
http://www.apala.org

UCLA Labor Center
http://www.labor.ucla.edu

Labor Occupational Safety and Health
http://www.losh.ucla.edu/

Institute for Labor and Employment
http://www.ucop.edu/ile/

AFL-CIO Organizing Institute
http://www.aflcio.org/orginst/

AFL-CIO
http://www.aflcio.org/home.htm

3. Other community-based resources

Gidra newsmagazine
http://www.gidra.net

AsianWeek newspaper (San Francisco Bay Area)
http://www.asianweek.com

New California Media Online
http://www.ncmonline.com/

Philippine Golden Links
http://www.filipinolinks.com/

The Filipino and Filipino American Cyber Library
http://members.tripod.com/~FilAmRead/

The Filipino American Library (Los Angeles)
http://filipinoamericanlibrary.org/home.html

Korean American Museum
http://www.kamuseum.org/

Korean American Historical Society (Seattle)
http://www.kahs.org/index.html

Vietnamese Americans
http://www.vietnamese-american.org/

Little Saigon Net
http://www.littlesaigon.com/

Hmong Resources
http://www.hmongnet.org/

Asian American Village
http://www.imdiversity.com/villages/asian/village_asian_american.asp

Asian American Movement E-zine
http://www.aamovement.net

Asiangurls.com
http://www.asiangurls.com/index.html

Asian American resources
http://www.lorenjavier.com/asian/index.html

Asian American resources: http://newton.uor.edu/Departments&Programs/AsianStudiesDept/asianam.html

Librarian Dan Tsang’s Alternative Research
http://sun3.lib.uci.edu/~dtsang/arc.htm

Asian American Cybernauts Page
http://janet.org/~ebihara/wataru_aacyber.html

ColorLines magazine
http://www.arc.org/C_Lines/ArcColorLines.html

Labor Notes magazine
http://www.labornotes.org/index.html

Reference Sources in U.S. Labor Studies
http://www.nyu.edu/library/bobst/research/tam/resources/

Asian Nation: The Landscape of Asian America
http://www.asian-nation.org/

4. Resources on Asian Pacific American Labor History in Southern California

Library Research Projects in Asian American Studies (from Stanford University)
http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/ssrg/adams/shortcu/asam.html

Chinese Americans Museum of Los Angeles
http://www.camla.org/history.htm

Asian & Pacific Islander American History & Literature for K-12 Teachers
http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/asiahtm

Asian American history timeline
http://www.cetel.org/timeline.html

Resources in Race and Ethnic Studies
http://www.trinity.edu/~mkearl/race.html

Japanese American History
http://www.janet.org/janet_history/ja_history.html

Interactive Chinese American History, UC Berkeley class
http://www.itp.berkeley.edu/~asam121/

Korean American Digital Archive
http://www.usc.edu/isd/locations/cst/idala/collections/collections_kada.html

Filipino American National Historical Society
http://www.fanhs-national.org/

El Monte Sweatshop, Smithsonian Institute exhibit
http://www.americanhistory.si.edu/swetahops/intro.htm

American Labor History: An Online Study Guide
http://www.geocities.com/CollegePark/Quad/6460/AmLabHist/

5. Globalization and Human Rights

Global Exchange
http://www.globalexchange.org/

CorpWatch: Holding Corporations Accountable
http://www.corpwatch.org

Worker Rights Consortium
http://www.workerrights.org

Common Dreams
http://www.commondreams.org

United Students Against Sweatshops
http://www.usasnet.org

James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadeship
http://www.boggscenter.org

Civil Rights and Human Rights on the Net
http://www.ibt.ku.dk/www/law/krim/index/rights.htm

Yes! The Magazine of Positive Alternatives
http://www.futurenet.org/Default.htm

Free the Children International
http://www.freethechildren.org/

Maiti Nepal (Campaign against Global Trafficking of Young Girls)
http://www.maitinepal.org/

International Human Rights Law Group
http://www.hrlawgroup.org/

6. Resources in Asian American Studies

UCLA Asian American Studies Center
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc/

Librarian Dan Tsang’s Asian American Studies Resources:
http://sun3.lib.uci.edu/~dtsang/aas2.htm

Asian American Student Community Activism: http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc/classweb/spring00/webmag_197j/index.html

Asian American Social Movements: The Role of Students in Redefining Asian American Studies:
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/99F/asian197j-1/webmag99.htm

Asian American Community Education and Youth Empowerment: http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc/classweb/fall01/aas197j/

Asian American Studies and Students: "How the West Was Won-Ton" http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc/faculty/ellenwu/asian100/

Asian American Movement
http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/aasc/mvmt/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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