domestic Workers

The Racial Politics of Care & Intimacy: Domestic Workers Transforming the Political Landscape

Prof. Evelyn Nakano Glenn, UC Berkeley
Lillian Galedo, Filipino Advocates for Justice
Amy Cray, Hand in Hand
Maria Distancia & Andrea Cristina Mercado, Mujeres Unidas y Activas
Dr. Kathleen Coll, Stanford University
Katie Quan, Center for Labor Research & Education

Domestic workers are mobilizing at the intersections of racialized immigration, gendered labor, and globalization. Their grassroots movement to build power and establish labor standards for intimate care work is transforming the landscape of citizenship, workers' rights, and coalition building.

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Domestic Worker's & Performing Migrant Women's Labor in Post-Celtic Tiger Ireland

Charlotte McIver, Performance Studies

Charlotte McIvor from Berkeley's Performance Studies examines art practice as a mode of intercultural engagement and anti-racist work in Ireland through the “Opening Doors” project, which combined work on a quilt showing the experience of domestic workers in Ireland, a collaborative photography project depicting scenes from domestic work with artist Susan Gogan, and independent photography captured by the women.

Charlotte McIvor from Berkeley's Performance Studies examines art practice as a mode of intercultural engagement and anti-racist work in Ireland through the “Opening Doors” project, which combined work on a quilt showing the experience of domestic workers in Ireland, a collaborative photography project depicting scenes from domestic work with artist Susan Gogan, and independent photography captured by the women.

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