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Danielle  Mahones

Danielle Mahones

Bay Area Black Workers Center
Program and Capacity Consultant
Oakland, CA, USA

Danielle Mahones has been leading racial and economic justice work for over 2 decades.

She served as the executive director of the Center for Third World Organizing (CTWO), a national racial justice organizing and training institution. While there she co-founded the Black Organizing Project (BOP) in Oakland as well Black Organizing for Leadership Development (BOLD) a national Leadership Training Program aimed at strengthening Black leaders in the social justice movement.   Prior she spent 10 years building the labor movement by successfully organizing campaigns for service workers (janitors, hotel workers, campus workers and hospital workers) to win union representation and improve working conditions through strong collective bargaining agreements.

She has worked as an independent consultant to labor, community and philanthropic organizations. Most recently she has been working with the UC Berkeley Labor Center and providing program and capacity building support to build the Bay Area Black Worker Center. She coordinates the Justice Reinvestment Coalition of Alameda County and its campaign to win the Alameda County Re-Entry Hiring Initiative. She is the board chair of the East Bay Alliance for a Sustainable Economy.  She lives in Oakland with her young son, octogenarian parents and loves jazz.


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