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Part of the Family: The Battle for Domestic Workers’ Rights

August 21, 2014

Part of the Family Flyer_opt

When: Wednesday, September 10th 7 pm – 9 pm*

Please note this is *NOT* on the first Thursday of the month

Where: Santa Clara Valley Labor Center, 2102 Almaden Road, San Jose, CA 95125


Domestic Workers are those who toil in homes cleaning, cooking, and caring for our children and elders.

Join us to learn about the rising domestic workers’ movement for equity and how it relates to Asian Pacific Islander communities.

Featured Speaker & Author: Sheila Bapat

South Asian American attorney and freelance writer covering economic and gender justice

Her work has appeared in Jacobin, Salon, Reuters, Slate, Alternet, Truthout, and Penn Law, among many others.

Was featured on Ms. Magazine, a long-running magazine dedicated to women’s rights

“One of the best books on a very present-day movement that we’ve read in a long while.”—Demos, a progressive public policy organization

“[The book] will open the eyes and hearts of our nation and inspire vital changes in our policy and culture.”—Sarita Gupta, Executive Director of Jobs with Justice; Co-Director, caring Across Generation

Hosted by: South Bay First Thursdays, Working Partnerships USA, Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA)

Sponsored by: Pacific Gas and Electric Company