Aiha Nguyen

Aiha Nguyen

Aiha is Director of LAANE's Good Grocery Stores campaign. She first joined LAANE as an intern while completing her master’ in urban planning at UCLA. After graduating, she returned to LAANE as a policy analyst on theAccountable Airports Project. Aiha transitioned to the Grocery-Retail Project where she is working to raise standards in the industry and address issues of disparate food access. Prior to LAANE, Aiha worked as a political and community organizer in the Asian Pacific Islander community and on state and federal elections. She was also a field deputy for former Congresswoman and current Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis. Born in Vietnam, her family was one of the first Vietnamese families to immigrate to Ithaca, New York in the early 1980s. She confirms that Ithaca is in fact Gorges. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, running half marathons and starting DIY projects, which she hopes to complete some day.

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Pico Rivera Rally Supports Walmart Strikers

“Good morning, everyone. My name is Venanzi Luna and I’m on strike.” With those words, today’s rally at the Pico Rivera Walmart made history as the first ever strike of ...

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Two Massachusetts Towns Say No to Walmart

Last month Walmart pulled out of Somerville and Watertown, two cities outside of Boston, claiming it wasn’t economically feasible for the company to open markets in these areas. Here’s what ...

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Grocers Association Fights Food Deserts! Really?

The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision declining to hear an appeal of the L.A. Grocery Worker Retention Ordinance sparked protests from the California Grocers Association. The CGA claimed that the ...

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