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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

Sweatshop Watch

Garment Workers Center

Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA)

Asian Pacific American Legal Center of Southern California

Thai Community Development Center

Visual Communications

Nikkei for Civil Rights and Redress, Los Angeles

Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking

Resources for Non-union Workers and Community-based Worker Organizations

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

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance

UCLA Labor Center

Labor Occupational Safety and Health

Institute for Labor and Employment

AFL-CIO Organizing Institute


3. Other community-based resources

Gidra newsmagazine

AsianWeek newspaper (San Francisco Bay Area)

New California Media Online

Philippine Golden Links

The Filipino and Filipino American Cyber Library

The Filipino American Library (Los Angeles)

Korean American Museum

Korean American Historical Society (Seattle)

Vietnamese Americans

Little Saigon Net

Hmong Resources

Asian American Village

Asian American Movement E-zine

Asian American resources

Asian American resources:

Librarian Dan Tsang’s Alternative Research

Asian American Cybernauts Page

ColorLines magazine

Labor Notes magazine

Reference Sources in U.S. Labor Studies

Asian Nation: The Landscape of Asian America

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

Library Research Projects in Asian American Studies (from Stanford University)

Chinese Americans Museum of Los Angeles

Asian & Pacific Islander American History & Literature for K-12 Teachers

Asian American history timeline

Resources in Race and Ethnic Studies

Japanese American History

Interactive Chinese American History, UC Berkeley class

Korean American Digital Archive

Filipino American National Historical Society

El Monte Sweatshop, Smithsonian Institute exhibit

American Labor History: An Online Study Guide

5. Globalization and Human Rights

Global Exchange

CorpWatch: Holding Corporations Accountable

Worker Rights Consortium

Common Dreams

United Students Against Sweatshops

James and Grace Lee Boggs Center to Nurture Community Leadeship

Civil Rights and Human Rights on the Net

Yes! The Magazine of Positive Alternatives

Free the Children International

Maiti Nepal (Campaign against Global Trafficking of Young Girls)

International Human Rights Law Group

6. Resources in Asian American Studies

UCLA Asian American Studies Center

Librarian Dan Tsang’s Asian American Studies Resources:

Asian American Student Community Activism:

Asian American Social Movements: The Role of Students in Redefining Asian American Studies:

Asian American Community Education and Youth Empowerment:

Asian American Studies and Students: "How the West Was Won-Ton"

Asian American Movement









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