"My New Vision" by Bella Comelo

In 2000, as unions shifted more to an organizing model rather than just serving needs of members, SEIU brought on a new leadership team. When Bella Comelo was elected to this team, she wrote this poem. She noted, "After this the classified staff got annuity reinstated, but after I got promotion it was taken out again."

Her daughter, Anibel, notes of the poem: "It shows my mom's labor-related working titles and positions she held circa 2000 when a new leadership slate took over the helm of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)."

Date: 2020
Subject(s): Bella Comelo
Type: Text
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Sandhya Jha
Contributor: Bella Comelo
Location: San Leandro, CA

Collection: Sandhya Jha Fellowship Project
Donor: Bella Comelo
Item History: 2022-07-11 (created); 2022-07-12 (modified)

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