David Assouline spent five years organizing academic workers before becoming an organizer with Unite Here. He worked with Unite Here as an organizer for 15 years working on campaigns to unionize hotel, airport, and casino workers across the United States. For the last two years he has been organizing workers at hotels financed by development banks such as the World Bank. Within GLJ-ILRF, David is continuing his work to build worker power and assist unions and workers’ rights groups in Africa and the Caribbean. David lives in Washington, DC, and enjoys riding his motorcycle and making furniture in his spare time.