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Pilipino Workers Center

Pilipino Workers Center of Southern California is working to elevate the issues facing low income residents of L.A.’s Historic Filipinotown and Filipino workers, particularly domestic workers and caregivers.   http://www.pwcsc.org/

La Colectiva de Mujeres

La Colectiva is a worker-run collective that helps empower immigrant women and connect them with jobs.    http://www.lacolectivasf.org

Mujeres Unidas Y Activas

Mujeres Unidas y Activas (MUA) is a grassroots organization of Latina immigrant women with a double mission of promoting personal transformation and building community power for social and economic justice.   http://www.mujeresunidas.net

California Domestic Workers Coalition

Together, the California Domestic Workers Coalition is advancing a movement for the rights and dignity of immigrant women workers by building power through legislative advocacy, grassroots organizing, and leadership development.

Sascha Bittner

Sascha has been an employer leader at the San Francisco Bay Area Hand in Hand since 2011, and is a representative on her local Care Council. She is quadriplegic as a result of cerebral palsy, and domestic workers make it possible for her to be an active member of the Bay Area community. Sascha also

Fire Season Guidelines

Fire season has become a harsh reality for many people in California,  and taking proper precautions is essential when we employ someone in our homes. This is a set of guidelines for all of us, but especially employers of house cleaners, on how best to support their employees during and after fires and other climate related

Nikki Brown-Booker

Nikki Brown-Booker is a member leader of Hand in Hand the Domestic Employers Network and believes that all workers deserve a dignified workplace including workers that work in the home. As a person with a disability she has been employing personal care attendants since age 18 years, when she moved away from home to attend

Suzanne Schmidt

Suzanne is a parent to two young children and has experienced firsthand the importance of in-home care for her kids as well as for close relatives. Her work with Hand in Hand focuses on expanding educational materials and workshop offerings in order to share our resources with more employers. Suzanne’s prior experiences with community organizing

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