David Trujillo

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David Trujillo

David Trujillo serves on the Los Angeles Board of Neigborhood Commissioners. Mr. Trujillo currently resides in the 14th Council District[1].

Fight Back! supporter

Fight Back! / ¡Lucha y Resiste! is a Facebook group for readers and supporters of Fight Back! / ¡Lucha y Resiste! the newspaper of Freedom Road Socialist Organization/FightBack!

As of July 5 2020 members included David Trujillo.


In 1992 David Trujillo was Chair of Los Angeles' Northeast Chapter of the radical Mexican American Political Association[2]

Communist endorsed demonstration

Salvemos Nuestra Ciudad!! Salvemos Nuestros Ninos!! was the rallying call of a large leftist demonstration held in Los Angeles, May 16, 1992.

Most of the events endorsers were known members, or affiliates of, the Communist Party USA.

They included David Trujillo, Chair, Northeast Chapter, Mexican American Political Association.

Communist Party's May Day Salute

In 1995 the Communist Party USA newspaper People's Weekly World, published a "May Day salute" to the "heroes in the class war zone". More than 100 unionists/activists endorsed the call, mostly known affiliates, or members of the Communist Party.

David Trujillo, political director SEIU, Los Angeles, was one of those listed[3].

Endorsed Communist Party Call

On March 30 2002 the Communist Party USA paper People’s Weekly World called for a national holiday in honor of late Farm Workers Union leader Cesar Chavez. The article was followed by a long list of endorsers[4]including David Trujillo, Almost all endorsers were confirmed members of the Communist Party USA.

Political Action Commission

In 2002 David Trujillo from Southern California was a member of the Political Action Commission of the Communist Party USA[5].

Peoples World article

In 2003, David Trujillo, a Los Angeles union organizer contributed an article to the Communist Party USA paper, Peoples World, August 30, page 13, "The Path to California's Future".

Labor union activism

David Trujillo is currently a Union Representative with the Union of American Physicians and Dentists which is affiliated with AFSCME, AFL-CIO and has been active in the Trade Union Movement for over 15 years. He has served as the Southern California Political Director for the State Council of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) and has been an organizer and labor representative for SEIU and AFSCME.

In 1997 Mr. Trujillo attended the Harvard Trade Union Program where he studied at the Kennedy School of Government. In addition, Mr. Trujillo received his Masters Degree in Union Leadership and Administration from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst[6].

Community/Council activism

David Trujillo has served under two different City Council members, serving with former City Council member Mike Hernandez in the First Council District and Former City Council member Richard Alacon in the Seventh Council District, both in the role of Chief Deputy.

Trujillo has been involved in the Highland Park Los Angeles Neighborhood Initiative (LANI) Program, the Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board, Prop K Oversight Committee, Labor-to-Neighbor, Health Community Coalition, Neighbors for Peace Greater Eastside Voter Registration and Education Program, and various other grass roots community organizations[7].

LA Board of Neighborhood Commissioners

In 2009 David Trujillo served on the Los Angeles Board of Neigborhood Commissioners[8].

CPUSA Labor Commission


In 2014, David Trujillo was a member of the Communist Party USA Labor Commission, from Los Angeles.

Chicano movement

The 40th Anniversary Commemoration Committee of the Chicano Moratoriums was formed in the summer 2009 by the Chair of the National Chicano Moratorium Committee of August 29, 1970 along with two independent Chicano Movement historians whom although not of the baby boomer generation, have become inspired by the Movimiento. The organization posted a list of significant “Chicano movement” activists on its website which included David Trujillo.[9]

Vietnam delegation


In April 2016, John Bachtell led David Trujillo, Roberta Wood and Chauncey Robinson, on a Communist Party USA delegation to Vietnam.

They visited the Vietnam Confederation of Labor, and other organizations.

National Party Building Conference

National Party Building Conference Hosted by Communist Party USA and People's World.

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 12 PM – 6 PM EST

Join Communist Party activists and members in a national conference. You can register here https://tinyurl.com/ycdouk3y

The conference will take place November 11th to 12th to plan our work in the fight against the Trump Administration and its white supremacist ruling class backers. Find information here about how to participate. http://www.cpusa.org/2017-national-party-building-conference-resist-organize-vote-grow/

The conference will be streamed from Chicago to regional meetings in New Haven, Los Angeles, and Orlando. Whether you’re on the East Coast, West Coast, in the MIdwest or the South, you’ll be able to participate.[10]

Those invited on Facebook included David Trujillo.