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Home Economics: The Invisible and Unregulated World of Domestic Work
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM (EST)
New York, NY
The Invisible and Unregulated World of Domestic Work
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
In a unique partnership between academic researchers and domestic workers, the National Domestic Workers Alliance surveyed more than 2,000 nannies, housecleaners and caregivers in 14 cities, developing a vivid, empirically grounded picture of what it means to be a domestic worker in 21st century America.
Join policy experts, journalists, artists, economists, philanthropists and social innovators for a day of discussion marking the national launch of this groundbreaking report.
*Lunch will be provided.
Welcome and Introductions
Presentation of Home Economics Research Findings
Linda Burnham Research Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance
Nik Theodore Director, University of Illinois at Chicago, Center for Urban Economic Development
Implications for the Future of Work and Our Economy
Moderator: Maria Hinojosa Founder, The Futuro Media Group
Remarks by Ford Foundation President Luis A. Ubiñas
Lunch Presentation: Visioning Forward
Speaker: Ai-jen Poo Director, National Domestic Workers Alliance
21st Century Solutions: Innovations Toward Transforming Domestic Work and Creating a More Caring Economy
Moderator: Helen Neuborne Director, Quality Employment, Ford Foundation
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