Founded in 2000, Domestic Workers United [DWU] is an organization of Caribbean, Latina and African nannies, housekeepers, and elderly caregivers in New York, organizing for power, respect, fair labor standards and to help build a movement to end exploitation and oppression for all. DWU is a proud founding member of the National Domestic Workers Alliance. DWU and its partners brought their power to bear in 2010 when the nation's first Domestic Workers Bill of Rights was passed in New York.

August 12, 2010

Upcoming Events!

Hi friends! DWU has a few really exciting events coming up in the near future. You won't want to miss any of these.

On Friday, August 13th (yes, that's tomorrow), the office is hosting a Karaoke Fundraiser. For $10 you will receive a drink, a plate of food and a fun filled night of singing with DWU members and friends. The event is located at 1201 Broadway, Suite 907, from 7-11pm.

Saturday, August 21st is our monthly general membership meeting. Orientation for new members starts at 3 and the meeting is from 4-6. The meeting is located at 85 South Oxford Street in Brooklyn. (C or G train to Fulton, any train to Atlantic Ave/Pacific St.)

The DWU Family Fun Day is just around the corner! Don't miss this day of good food, friends, games, prizes and fun on August 28th from 11am-5pm. Enter Prospect Park West through 3rd St. and join us at the Picnic House for this great event.

Stay tuned for more information regarding the signing of the Domestic Worker's Bill of Rights with Governor Patterson. The signing should take place within the next month, and we want as many people as possible to attend this historic event!

And last but definitely not least, don't forget to save the date for our 10th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser on November 13th, 2010. More information to follow on this event soon!

1 comment:

Anita said...

This is great! Thanks for your blog and updates.

-Anita, MomsRising.org