Netroots Nation: Speaker/Trainer Profile

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Evelin Cruz

Evelin Cruz is a department manager at a Walmart store in Pico Rivera, California. As one of the Organization United for Respect at Walmart's (OUR Walmart) top leaders, Evelin bravely led her coworkers out on the first ever Walmart strike in October of last year, demonstrating to Walmart workers nationwide that they could take bold action and return to work. She has been instrumental in organizing her store, where the majority of workers are now OUR Walmart members. She is a wife and mother of two, who works hard to provide for her on a Walmart wages.

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