Luisa Moreno Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Wife, Net Worth

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Luisa Moreno

Last Updated: 09 May, 2024 | Views: 329

Age: 85

Profession: Social Worker

Other Profession(s): Social Activist

Famous For: Labor Organizer And Civil Rights Activist

Higher Education: Holy Names University

Luisa Moreno Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
30 Aug, 1907 (85 Years 02 Months 5 Days)

Birth Country

Birth Place
Guatemala City

Birth Sign


Died on
04 Nov, 1992

Cause of Death
Injuring Her Head

Luisa Moreno Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Luisa Moreno was born on 30th August 1907 and died on 4th November 1992. She was a leader in the American labor movement and a social activist. In 1950, she returned to Guatemala, where she organized workers, led strikes, wrote pamphlets in both English and Spanish, and agreed to attend the 1939 Congreso de Pueblos de Habla Espanola, the "first national Latino civil rights assembly."
Luisa Moreno Career:
Luisa Moreno Union And Civil Rights Activism
• Luisa Moreno worked as a seamstress in Spanish Harlem during the Great Depression to support her daughter and unemployed husband. She organized a garment workers union for her Latina coworkers.

• Luisa Moreno joined the American Federation of Labor (AFL) 1935 as a professional organizer. Her husband had become physically abusive, and she went to Florida to unionize black and Latino cigar rollers.

• In 1940, Luisa Moreno became the editor of the Spanish-language newspaper of the United Cannery, Agricultural, Packing, and Allied Workers of America (UCAPAWA), a Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO) member.

• Luisa Moreno was among the organizers of the El Congreso de Pueblos de Habla Espaola (Spanish-speaking People's Congress) in 1939, along with Josefina Fierro de Bright and Eduardo Quevedo.

• After a year off from UCAPAWA, she visited Latino workers on the East Coast and the Southwest and allied herself with refugees of the Spanish Civil War.
Luisa Moreno Deportation
• Luisa Moreno and Gary Bemis, her second husband, left the United States for Mexico City on 30 November 1950. The reason for her deportation was that she was a Communist Party member once.

• Luisa Moreno spent time teaching on the island after the 1959 Cuban Revolution. Her death in Guatemala was followed by interviews with several historians.
Luisa Moreno Legacy 
• The importance of Luisa Moreno in the pre-Chicano and American labor movements is often underestimated. Activists and historians have reconstructed her role in the movements since the 1970s. Judy Baca memorialized Cal San workers in her Great Wall of Los Angeles mural.

• A mural of Los Angeles history includes an image of Moreno's face surrounded by images of strikers to honor her memory. "American Enterprise" at the National Museum of American History features Moreno's story.

Luisa Moreno Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 152 cm
In Meters 1.52 m
In feet & Inches 5'0"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 55 Kg
In Pounds 121 lbs

Eye Color

Hair Color

Luisa Moreno Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Ernesto Rodriguez

Mother's Name
Alicia Lopez Rodriguez

Gray Bemis



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