- 1 MAPA
- 2 Communist endorsed demonstration
- 3 Communist Party's May Day Salute
- 4 Endorsed Communist Party Call
- 5 Political Action Commission
- 6 Peoples World article
- 7 Labor union activism
- 8 Community/Council activism
- 9 LA Board of Neighborhood Commissioners
- 10 CPUSA Labor Commission
- 11 Chicano movement
- 12 Vietnam delegation
- 13 References
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.
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 endorsersincluding David Trujillo, Almost all endorsers were confirmed members of the Communist Party USA.
Political Action Commission
Peoples World article
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.
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.
LA Board of Neighborhood Commissioners
In 2009 David Trujillo served on the Los Angeles Board of Neigborhood Commissioners.
CPUSA Labor Commission
In 2014, David Trujillo was a member of the Communist Party USA Labor Commission, from Los Angeles.
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.
They visited the Vietnam Confederation of Labor, and other organizations.
- People's Weekly World May 6 1995 p 2
- Chicano Moratorium website: Moratorium Participants (accessed on April 16, 2010)