President, United Teachers Los Angeles
Alex Caputo-Pearl is a teacher at Frida Kahlo High School and has been an elected member of the UTLA board for the last seven years, representing the union’s west area. He has been teaching for more than 22 years: eight in elementary grades, one as an elementary substitute and 13 in high school. He has been an elected chapter chairman for 11 years. Caputo-Pearl has 25 years of experience in labor and community organizing in local, state, and national campaigns. He lives in the neighborhood of Crenshaw High School, where he taught for 12 years.