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Founder, Los Deliveristas Unidos, NYC
Ajche, an immigrant from Guatemala and delivery worker, is the public face of Los Deliveristas Unidos (LDU), an organizing effort spawned by the Workers Justice Project (WJP) to increase the protection and safety of app delivery workers in the gig economy. WJP is a New York City worker center that educates, organizes, and fights for better work conditions and social justice in the workplace. NOTE: Ajche also speaks K'iche.
LANGUAGE: English, Spanish
ORGANIZATION: Los Deliveristas Unidos, Workers Justice Project