The Leadership of The Partnership and the Affiliates


Kathy Hoang

Senior California Campaign Manager
Los Angeles, California

Kathy began organizing hotel workers in NYC with UNITE HERE, where she served as a labor representative and organizer of internal and new organizing campaigns for 7 years.  She then became the Director of Restaurant Opportunities Center of Los Angeles (ROC) for 5 years before serving as the ROC United National Chapter Director.  While working with ROC, she helped to win LA's $15 minimum wage, paid sick days, and wage enforcement policy through mobilizing and training worker leaders, organizing workplace and community actions, and diverse coalition-building.  Kathy has worked as a coach and trainer for RHIZE where she led popular education on organizing and social movements, and has also served as an AFL-CIO Organizing Institute Training Fellow.  Kathy volunteers with the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO, and enjoys spending time with her child and learning about CA native plants.