On November 11, 2016, we honored Héctor Figueroa at our Annual Urban Green Gala. View photos of our 2016 Gala on Flickr.
President, 32BJ Service Employees International Union
Héctor Figueroa is President of 32BJ SEIU, the largest property services union in the country, representing more than 155,000 workers in 11 states and Washington, DC. Héctor is a member of the Urban Green Council Board of Directors and has made sustainable building operations a cornerstone of worker training through the 32BJ Training Fund. Héctor is a leading voice for immigrant rights and social justice with a long history of advocacy locally and nationally. In addition to Urban Green, he serves as a Vice President on the Service Employees International Union Executive Board, as a board member for the National Institute for Latino Policy, Good Jobs First, and on the New Labor Forum’s editorial board.