Executive Director, Community Labor United, Vice President, Greater Boston Labor Council
Darlene started with CLU in 2006 as a Senior Organizer, became Organizing Director then Co-Director in 2008, and finally Executive Director in 2011. Darlene has been organizing around various community issues since 1996, including police accountability and home daycare justice at Direct Action for Rights and Equality in Providence, RI as well as transportation equity, gentrification and displacement, and education reform at Sisters in Action for Power in Portland, OR. She brings twenty years’ experience in community and youth organizing, leadership development and coalition-building to this work. Recently, she was elected as the first woman of color Vice President of the Greater Boston Labor Council.