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


Professor Evelyn Nakano Glenn
Lillian Galedo, Director of Filipino Advocates for Justice
Maria Distancia, Mujeres Unidas Activas
Kathleen Coll, Stanford University

As 27 million American baby boomers age, a dramatic increase in the demand for eldery care is expected in the next two to three decades. Currently, there are only 2 million care providers in the US. Many work in exploitive and abusive conditions within a culture that fails to recognize domestic work as labor that deserves recognition, protection, and respect.

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