Richard Monje, a Vice President of Workers United/SEIU, a union in the forefront of fighting the attack on workers in the Midwest, is known for organizing low-wage workers. His political awakening came when he was shot by sheriffs following the Chicano Moratorium. Richard’s organized with Texas Farm workers, I.B.E.W., Steelworkers and Workers United. He helped create the union’s leadership school where rank and file members take part in creating the political roadmap for the union. Long active in the fight for immigrant rights, he’s joined“Move to Amend ‘s” Leadership Team and is Secretary of Labor, Green Shadow Cabinet.