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James Araby

Executive Director
United Food and Commercial Workers Western States Council

I was born in Boston and have spent my past 13 years in California. Since graduating college in 2001 I have worked in the labor movement. I started out at SEIU, and the worked for the California Federation of Teachers, where I worked on two statewide ballot initiatives in 2010 and 2012. I have worked for the UFCW for the past 9 months where I work for some of the strongest and most dedicated union members and community leaders in the progressive movement. I am married and have two young daughters, Malia who is 3 and Leilani who is 1.

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