For Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month this year, the AFL-CIO is spotlighting various Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have worked and continue to work at the intersection of civil and labor rights in the United States. Today's profile is Trinh Huynh of AFSCME.
Trinh Huynh is an activist with United Domestic Workers of America (UDW/AFSCME Local 3930), in their Orange County, California, office. She takes care of her son and signed up as a union member in 2009. Since then, she's attended meetings, helped with phone banking and precinct walking and volunteered at many other events. In 2018, she graduated from the UDW Leadership Academy, and is a leader within the union.