Jane McAlevey is an organizer, negotiator, writer and scholar. She is the author of two books, No Shortcuts, Organizing for Power in the New Gilded Age (Oxford 2016) and Raising Expectations and Raising Hell (Verso 2012). She recently earned her PhD under the tutelage of Frances Fox Piven at CUNY. She is currently writing her third book, Striking Back, forthcoming from Verso.
From stopping wage theft to organizing carwasheros, victories have come from meeting workers where they live.