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

Durham

2018 INTERVIEW SERIES AND POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS

“There are a lot of domestic workers out here that are going through…a lot of things that get swept under the rug. We don’t get the acknowledgment that we need.”

— Dovie Joyner-Dyson, Durham
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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


Durham, NOrth carolina

Citywide Survey of Black Domestic Workers 


Summary

Recommendations

 
 

PROFILES

 

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