Linda Flor Brito2022-2023 University of Chicago Scholars
Community Organizer, Centro de Trabajadores Unidos
Linda is a Community Organizer at Centro de Trabajadores Unidos, a community-led organization working at the intersection of labor and immigration on the Southeast side of Chicago. Linda organizes alongside community members to build collective power, lead campaigns, and develop educational training that promotes solidarity amongst immigrant workers. Linda previously worked in Washington, D.C. as a migrant justice organizer with the FreeThemAllVA Coalition and Sanctuary DMV to call for the abolition of the Prison-Industrial Complex. Linda also utilizes her poetry and the power of storytelling as a tool of resistance and liberation.
Linda is pursuing a master’s degree from the University of Chicago’s Harris School of Public Policy.