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Bella and Anibel Comelo Oral History Interview

Bella Comelo and her daughter, Anibel Comelo-Ferris, are both of Goan Christian origin and both have a long history of labor organizing here in the US, Bella through her job with the school district and Anibel through her work as a university professor who also served as a union organizer.

In this slideshow, you will see:
The SEIU contingent of a community benefits protest by the Alameda County Labor Council. Bella is second from the right, with long hair and wearing a baseball cap along with the purple Service Employees International Union t-shirt and a long skirt.

Bella Comelo (left) and Josie Comacho attend a protest in solidarity with Summit Hospital workers in Oakland, California as they fight for a better contract.

Activism, Civic Engagement, Community Organizations & Organizing, Labor

Duration: 00:35:27

Subject(s): Bella Comelo, Anibel Comelo
Type: Oral History
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Sandhya Jha
Contributor: Bella Comelo, Anibel Comelo

Collection: Sandhya Jha Fellowship Project
Donor: Bella Comelo, Anibel Comelo
Item History: 2022-06-15 (created); 2022-06-29 (modified)

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