We Dream in Black
We Dream in Black
Black Domestic Workers Continue the Call for Standards in the Care Industry
 

Atlanta

2018 INTERVIEW SERIES AND POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS

“It’s a gift to be helpful to people who are hurting. I want people to know that people who care for the elderly also deserve care. I would want them to fight more for equitable pay and benefits for people who do the work.”

— Patricia Sauls, Atlanta
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CONTENTS


Forew0rd

On The Shoulders Of Giants

The Fight for Rights and Dignity Must Go Forward

By Alicia Garza, Director of Strategy and Partnerships National Domestic Workers Alliance

Defining Domestic Work

Who Is A Domestic Worker, Where Do They Work, Who Are Their Employers?


Introduction

It Is Time To Care For Caregivers

Low pay and lack of workplace protections for black domestic workers put our economy, care system, and humanity at risk

By Kimberly Freeman Brown and Marc D. Bayard, Institute for Policy Studies Black Worker Initiative

Building Power From Below

A History of Black Domestic Worker Organizing

By Premilla Nadasen, Professor of History, Barnard College

Black Domestic Workers

Profiles

A collection of interviews and stories from black domestic workers in Atlanta


Atlanta, Georgia

Citywide Survey of Black Domestic Workers 


Summary

Recommendations

 
 

PROFILES

 

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