Revitalizing the Voices of Domestic Workers

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History / Heritage - Lecture/Discussion

Date & Time: Saturday, February 23, 2013
12:00 PM-2:00 PM

Suggested Audiences: High School, College, Adult, Elders
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Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History
101 Auburn Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30303
Description: In collaboration with the Atlanta Chapter of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA), the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host Revitalizing the Voices of Domestic Workers: The Ongoing Struggle for Dignity and Respect. This community discussion will examine the past, present, and future of the sociopolitical organizing of domestic workers in the United States. This event will include a panel discussion on the role of domestic workers in the Civil Rights and Labor Movement. The discussion will focus on Dorothy Bolden, who founded the National Domestic Worker's Union in Atlanta, Georgia in 1968, and the role the National Domestic Workers Alliance plays today in continuing the legacy of Dorothy Bolden.
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Entered by: Auburn Avenue Research Library Program

Created: January 15, 2013 at 2:59 PM

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