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Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy records, 1987-2013
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Description
The Tourism Industry Development Council (TIDC), later changed to Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE), was founded in 1993 by Maria Elena Durazo, then president of Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees (HERE) Local 11, Tom Walsh, HERE Local 814, Father Dick Gillette, Episcopal Church, Kent Wong, UCLA Labor Center, and Madeline Janis-Aparicio, Executive Director, to address conditions in the Los Angeles tourism industry, a large generator of low wage jobs and poverty in Los Angeles. The collection consists of correspondence, LAANE campaign ephemera, an extensive press clippings files representing LAANE activities and/or events of tangential interest to the organization, photographs, a small amount of files documenting administrative activities, and a small number of fundraising event publications and programs and reports and research prepared by/for LAANE.
Background
The Tourism Industry Development Council (TIDC), later renamed Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy (LAANE), was founded in 1993 by Maria Elena Durazo, then president of Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees (HERE) Local 11, Tom Walsh HERE Local 814, Father Dick Gillette, Episcopal Church, Kent Wong, UCLA Labor Center, and Madeline Janis-Aparicio, Executive Director, to address conditions in the L.A. tourism industry, a major generator of low wage employment and poverty. Their original mission was to improve job quality in the Los Angeles tourism industry and attract tourist to non-traditional destinations of interest.
Extent
29.8 linear ft. (7 boxes, 27 cartons, and 1 flat box)
Restrictions
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Availability
Open for research. STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact UCLA Library Special Collections for paging information.