Julia Hernandez

Julia has demonstrated a deep commitment to empowering low-wage workers, communities of color and women in the workplace. As a student at San Francisco State University, Julia worked as a Grassroots Organizer for the Bay Area Restaurant Workers’ Movement and interned with Women’s Building, assisting migrant women with writing resumes, job applications and interview coaching. After graduating with dual bachelor’s degrees in Labor and Employment Studies and Latino/a Studies, Julia worked as an organizer for UNITE HERE, a labor organization representing hotel workers. In her current position as a Field Coordinator for the Education Fund, Julia engages Certified Nurse Assistants and other nursing home workers to take advantage of training benefits available to them as members of SEIU Local 2015.