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Julie Su, California Labor Commissioner

“It’s really about the connections between people and the stories that we share.”

Nationally recognized expert on workers’ rights  and civil rights, Su has dedicated her distinguished legal career to advancing justice on behalf of disenfranchised communities. A MacArthur Foundation “Genius,” Su was appointed by Governor Jerry Brown and assumed the position of California Labor Commissioner, ensuring a just day’s pay in every workplace in the  State and promoting economic justice through  robust enforcement of labor laws.