Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Profile: Eunice How

Eunice How

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 Eunice How of UNITE HERE.

Eunice How's leadership has made Seattle the largest chapter of APALA. She is a lead community and political organizer with UNITE HERE Local 8, and also serves on the national executive board of APALA. She earned a bachelor's degree in public health with a minor in geography from the University of Washington, and organized with United Students Against Sweatshops and Jobs with Justice while in college. She is the proud daughter of Chinese Malaysians and was raised in Illinois and Singapore. She has also served on the leadership board of the National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum.