SEIU Local 99 Press Releases and Media Advisories

Media Advisory: LAUSD Superintendent Deasy To Do Cafeteria Duty at Torres High School

By |August 14th, 2013|Press, Press Releases|

Advisory for Wednesday, August 14, 2013 Contact: Blanca Gallegos 213-500-9594 The first week of school… LAUSD Superintendent Deasy Does Cafeteria Duty at Torres High School WHAT: As the new school year kicks-off, LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy will put on a hairnet and apron to see firsthand what it’s like working in an LAUSD school cafeteria [Read more]

Local 99 Members Participate in National Day of Action to Stop Cuts to Early Education

By |August 14th, 2013|Press, Press Releases|

5617 On National Day of Action to Stop Harmful, Senseless Cuts to Early Education… Early Educators tell Members of Congress: “If you can reverse sequestration for flight schedules, you can do it for little kids!” San Pedro child care provider Robin Grant speaks to Congresswoman Janice Hahn’s staff members Deputy District Director Eric Boyd and [Read more]

“Lunch Lady Courage”—LAUSD cafeteria workers bring authenticity to new play about the complexities of school food

By |March 28th, 2013|Press, Press Releases|

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: March 28, 2013 Contact: Blanca Gallegos 213-387-8393 ext. 219 cell: 213-500-9594 LOS ANGELES, CA -- Cafeteria workers will see many of their daily experiences and insights dramatized in Lunch Lady Courage, a production of Cornerstone Theater and the Los Angeles High School of the Arts (LAHSA). The play’s central character [Read more]

SEIU Local 99 Education Workers to March in Kingdom Day Parade

By |January 18th, 2013|Press, Press Releases|

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release: January 18, 2013 Contact: Blanca Gallegos 213-500-9594 “Fighting for His Dream” float honors Dr. King’s legacy and highlights contributions of cafeteria workers, bus drivers, child care providers and others to building the dream in our schools and communities LOS ANGELES, CA – School cafeteria workers, teaching assistants, custodians, child care [Read more]