Joanne Kim

L.A. Teachers Strike Diary: Day One

Part 1 of a 5 part series. Laura Palacios is a Los Angeles public school teacher married to another teacher. On this day, the mother of two joined 33,000 other union members in the first L.A. teachers walkout since 1989. Shot by me, edited by Marco Amador. Published on Capital & Main.

L.A. Teachers Strike Diary: Day Two

Part 2 of a 5 part series.  Los Angeles teacher Laura Palacios confronts the second day of a citywide strike with coffee, doughnuts and a sore throat.Shot by me, edited by Marco Amador. 


L.A. Teachers Strike Diary: Day Three

Part 3 of a 5 part series.  The rain and the strike drag on for teacher Laura Palacios, who balances family duties with picket line vigils. Shot by me, edited by Marco Amador.

L.A. Teachers Strike Diary: Day Four

Part 4 of a 5 part series.  Laura Palacios and other teachers take a break from the rain to have lunch, then return to the picket line. Shot by me, edited by Marco Amador.

L.A. Teachers Strike Diary: Day Five

Final segment of a 5 part series.  Teacher Laura Palacios reflects on the strike during Friday's Grand Park Rally. Shot by Jaime Ballesteros, Marco Amador, and myself. Edited by Marco Amador.

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