Leadership & Advisory Boards


Food Chain Workers Alliance (FCWA)

Joann Lo is the Executive Director of the Food Chain Workers Alliance, a national coalition of workers organizations throughout the food system.  She graduated from Yale University with a degree in Environmental Biology and has organized with both unions and a worker center. In 2000 Joann was one of two staff who started the Garment Worker Center, and she organized with garment workers in Los Angeles who led a successful campaign against retailer Forever 21, memorialized in the Emmy-winning documentary “Made in L.A.” In 2005 Joann joined Enlace, an alliance of worker centers and unions and a year later became Co-Director. Joann is the Vice President of the Los Angeles Food Policy Council’s Leadership Board, and is a member of the City of Los Angeles’ Sweatfree Advisory Committee, the Enlace Institute Advisory Board, and the ROC-LA Advisory Board.