Henry Garrido

As executive director of DC 37, Henry Garrido leads a union of 121,000 municipal workers who come from around the world.

DC37 is a flagship affiliate of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees and members of its 52 locals form the backbone of the city's labor force. DC37 members staff hospitals, schools, libraries, social service centers and city colleges; maintain bridges, parks, roads and subways; and they do the clerical and technical work that keeps this city running.