David Evans talks about his work as member of UA 412 (United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters). Evans is a 3rd generation member of UA 412. He shares his experience starting with his apprenticeship and licensing in UA Local 412 from 1993 until his retirement in 2016. Evans reveals the development of his activism in the union and New Mexico politics. He expresses his belief in Unions as a force for a good life in the US as well as a way to develop solidarity with other union members involved in political change. Interview by Jeffrey Maloney.
The Working People's History of New Mexico Project (WPHNM) is an oral labor history project created to gather the labor stories of working people in New Mexico. While part of the interviews focus on the specific jobs that the interviewees performed, the interviews also explore labor-management relations as well as union, workers council, and social activism participation. The interviews contain information about family and social relationships and offer themes of social and historical interest in New Mexico and the US.