NYC EVENT: Undoing Borders Tour 9/21

20.09.2011 § Leave a comment

hey buddies,

Come to the Undoing Borders tour, organized by some queer folks out of SF who have been doing migrant justice work. these folks are also sometimes known as HAVOQ or SF Pride at Work. here’s the website for the tour: http://undoingborders.wordpress.com/
9/21  at 8pm, nyu kimmel, room 903 (60 washington sq west) jackie vimo is speaking, along with HAVOQ.

NYC EVENT: DOMESTIC WORK, MIGRATION & GENDER

05.03.2011 § Leave a comment

DOMESTIC WORK, MIGRATION & GENDER

A forum to engage scholars, policy advocates, activists, & allies about the situation of immigrant women domestic workers with the Philippines as a case study

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011
6:30-8:30 PM
Barnard
College 3009 Broadway,J
James
Room 4th Flr, Barnard Hall

[gate is at equivalent of 117th St. & Broadway; campus map < http://is.gd/liB8oi-/>]

1 train to 116 St / Columbia University” FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Refreshments will be served.

Guest speakers:

NEFERTI TADIAR, Professor & Chair Women’s Studies, Barnard College
Globalization, migration & domestic work
GRACE CHANG (Via Skype), Associate Professor Feminist Studies, University of California, Sta. Barbara
Gender & domestic work
TERRI NILLIASCA, Student and Activist  CUNY
Law Center
Power dynamics at the domestic workplace: Intersections of race, class, gender & immigration

ALEXA KASDAN, Director of Research & Policy
Communitiy Development Project, Urban Justice Center Community participatory research & organizing work

CECILLE VENZON, Member, Board of Directors DAMAYAN
Worker’s testimonial

LINDA OALICAN, Program Coordinator, DAMAYAN
Building a comprehensive migrant domestic workers movement

Please also visit the Facebook invite (you’ll need to log in to Facebook to view it).
Organized by Damayan Migrant Workers Association and co-sponsored by Barnard Center for Research on Women (BCRW), Barnard Women’s Studies & the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA)
For more information, please contact Leah or Riya at contact@damayanmigrants.org |  212.564.6057  | www.damayanmigrants.org

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