Kati Sipp has been an organizer of workers inside and outside of the union movement for two decades. Currently, she is the Managing Director for the National Guestworkers Alliance. Previously, she served as the State Director of Pennsylvannia Working Families, and the Executive Vice President of SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania, the largest union of healthcare workers in PA, when she ran the local’s political department. In addition to spending ~15 years at SEIU in various capacities, she has organized mothers moving from welfare to work at the Philadelphia Unemployment Project, built community-labor coalitions as a local Jobs with Justice director, and run grassroots electoral campaigns for HERE, SEIU and others in California.
She is a third-generation union member who wants her kids to have the option of being members of the fourth. Her second life, on Twitter, is conducted at @katisipp.