Some movies offer an escape from reality. Sunlight, Jr. is the rare film that can awaken us to it.
When Tiffany Williams joined the staff of Break The Chain Campaign in November 2008 as a social worker, she coordinated and delivered direct social services to domestic workers who were survivors of human trafficking. Since becoming the Advocacy Director for BTCC, she has focused on research and writing that highlights the connection between worker rights and human trafficking, and is currently providing strategic campaign assistance to membership organizations like the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the Freedom Network.
Before coming to IPS, she was the Community Resource Associate at the Women’s Center for Education and Career Advancement in New York City, where she managed training and outreach to social workers about public benefits and financial literacy. Tiffany graduated from Columbia University with a Master’s degree in Social Work, concentrating in social service delivery to workers.
Au pairs may get an experience they didn't bargain for when they head for a stint in the United States.
"The Help," is drawing attention to today's domestic workers.
With Medicare and Medicaid on the chopping block at the state and federal levels, the crisis for seniors and people with disabilities is becoming as urgent as the crisis facing the workers who are caring for them.
The United States should be a leader and ratify the ILO's historic new convention.
Women should be able to access victim services, regardless of their immigration status.