Jennifer Gordon founded the Workplace Project in 1992, a non-profitworker center in Hempstead, New York, which organizes immigrant workers, mostly from Central and South America. The Workplace Project lobbied for and won a strong wage enforcement law in New York state. Gordon was the executive director of the Workplace Project from 1993 to 1998. Gordon was a MacArthur Fellow from 1999-2004. She is the author of Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights, as well as several articles on immigrants, politics, and labor unions. She received a bachelor of arts degree from Radcliffe College of Harvard University in 1987 and a Juris Doctor degree from Harvard Law School in 1992. She is currently an associate professor at Fordham University School of Law, where she teaches courses on immigration and labor law.
"We Make the Road by Walking: Immigrant Workers and the Struggle for Social Change," Harvard Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review. Vol 30, pg. 407. 1995.
"Law, Lawyers and Labor: The United Farm Workers’ Legal Strategy in the 1960s and 1970s and the Role of Law in Union Organizing Today." Pennsylvania Journal of Labor & Employment Law. Vol. 8, Pg 1. 2005.
Suburban Sweatshops: The Fight for Immigrant Rights. Belknap/Harvard University Press. 2005. ISBN......