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

Tuesday, Mar 01, 2011 - Tuesday, Mar 01, 2011 | 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

370 Dwinelle Hall

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

Tuesday, March 1, 2011
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
370 Dwinelle Hall

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. Organizers and scholars will discuss the critical politics at stake.

Speakers:

Prof. Evelyn Nakano Glenn, UC Berkeley,
author of
Forced to Care: Coercion and Caregiving in America

Lillian Galedo, Filipino Advocates for Justice

Maria Distancia, Mujeres Unidas y Activas

Amy Cray, Hand in Hand

Dr. Kathleen Coll, Stanford University,
author of
Remaking Citizenship: Latina Immigrants and New American Politics

Moderated by Katie Quan, UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research Education

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Co-sponsored by the UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research Education

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