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Mr. Leone Jose Bicchieri

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Executive Director

Phone: (877) ***-****  HQ Phone
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Chicago Workers Collaborative
37 S. Ashland Ave.
Chicago , Illinois 60607
United States

Company Description: The Chicago Workers' Collaborative is a coalition of faith and community-based organizations which seeks to raise the standards for low-wage workers in the state of...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • B.A. , Anthropology
    Reed College
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"Workers are telling us about exposures ..., 31 Oct 2015 [cached]
"Workers are telling us about exposures to unknown toxic chemicals, machine hazards and other safety concerns," said Leone José Bicchieri, Executive Director of the Chicago Workers' Collaborative.
"'Elite' should be more than a brand name," said Bicchieri.
Main Street Project, 8 Dec 2010 [cached]
Leone Jose Bicchieri
Leone Jose Bicchieri has almost 20 years experience organizing Latino and other immigrant workers. He is the executive director of the Chicago Workers Collaborative (CWC), a worker center which organizes low-wage workers to understand and fight for their rights. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Chicago-based Center for New Community. Leone has played organizing and leadership roles with Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride, Interfaith Worker Justice, Oregon's Farmworker Union, known by its Spanish acronym of PCUN, and was an organizer for the Justice for Janitors Campaign with SEIU Local 1 and Witness for Peace in a rural war zone in Nicaragua.
Edyael Casaperalta is a program and research associate with the Center for Rural Strategies. She has worked with Llano Grande Center for Research and Development, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educational pursuits and community youth leadership, beginning when she was a sophomore at Edcouch-Elsa High School in Elsa, Texas. Edyael is one of four founders of the Llano Grande Center's Spanish Language Immersion Institute, and led several community-based initiatives in her rural South Texas hometown. Born in Mexico, she immigrated to the U.S. when 12 years old.
Center for New Community - Leone Jose Bicchieri, 19 Aug 2009 [cached]
Leone Jose Bicchieri
Leone Jose Bicchieri has almost 20 years experience organizing Latino and other immigrant workers, workers of all backgrounds, and organizing around community and immigration issues. He is currently Senior Organizer at the Chicago-based Center for New Community, where he is Coordinator of the Midwest Immigrant Health Project, a community-based effort to organize immigrant workers (largely Latinos) around health care access, as well as in-plant health and safety issues in several meatpacking communities in the Midwest.
Before joining the Center for New Community in early 2007, Bicchieri was Lead Organizer for two years with a "Justice for Janitors" campaign in Madison, WI. In 2003 Bicchieri was a national staff person with the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride, coordinating the 13-city route which the two Los Angeles buses took across the country to the East Coast. He came to Chicago in 2000 to work with Interfaith Worker Justice, where from 2000-2003 he coordinated a national coalition to bring justice to the poultry industry, both to plant workers as well as to chicken farmers, primarily in Arkansas, North Carolina, and other southern states.
Mr. Bicchieri headed a community organizing campaign in Milwaukee's Latino neighborhood 1999-2000, and from 1991-1999 he was an organizer (and member of the Board of Directors) with Oregon's Farmworker Union, known by its Spanish acronym of PCUN. Leone worked with Witness for Peace in a rural war zone in Nicaragua from 1988-1991, collaborating with the local catholic parish to document the effects of the Contra War.
Leone was recently invited to join the Board of Directors of the Main Street Project, which is a project of the League of Rural Voters. Bicchieri graduated from Reed College in 1988 with a B.A. in Anthropology. He has lived and studied abroad, and has traveled widely in Mexico, Central America, Europe, and Russia.
League of Rural Voters :: Rural Summit, 14 Nov 2007 [cached]
Leone Jose Bicchhieri - Senior Organizer, Center for New Community
The film screening will be followed ..., 30 Oct 2015 [cached]
The film screening will be followed by a panel discussion with Martinez and Leone José Bicchieri of the Chicago Workers' Collaborative.
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