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Lauren Jacobs

First Vice President
Service Employees International Union-United Service Workers West
Lauren Jacobs is the Northern California Director for United Service Workers West, a 40,000-member property service local in California. Lauren will celebrate her 17-year anniversary with SEIU this fall. Prior to joining USWW in California, Lauren was the organizing director for Local 615 in New England and worked as a lead organizer with Local 1 in Chicago. Throughout her career she has worked with tens of thousands of security officers, janitors, and airport workers to improve their lives by winning fair wages, healthcare, and better working conditions. She is a proud native New Yorker, an avid reader of fiction, a closet lover of quality sci-fi TV programming, and is in the process of transforming herself into a jock.

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