Los Angeles’ garment district is notorious for sweatshop conditions, abuse, and the outright theft of earned wages. Yet the name-brand clothes that some of us are wearing right now, may have been produced in factories like these. On this edition of Making Contact we’ll take you on a trip through LA’s garment district.
Irma, garment workers; Eulalia, garment worker; and Marissa Nuncio, the director of LA’s Garment Worker Center.
Host: Monica Lopez
Producers: Laura Flynn, Monica Lopez, and Jasmin Lopez
Contributing Producers: RE:Work Radio, Stefanie Ritoper and Saba Waheed
Executive Director: Lisa Rudman
Web Editor: Kwan Booth