Chirag Mehta: The struggle for fair wages and working conditions and dignity for childcare workers is really both sort of a wage justice fight, but it’s also a racial and gender justice fight. I mean, the childcare sector has some of the lowest paid workers in the country. The average childcare worker working year-round
Written in the wake of the events in Iowa described below, this is an additional installment of the series, Protecting Protest: We Need All Hands on Deck, published in partnership with the Protect Dissent Network. Writers examine how the constitutional right to protest is being threatened and why we must fight to protect it. Analyzing what anti-protest
Credit: Photo courtesy of Diana Hwang I met Diana Hwang in 2009 in Boston at a convening hosted by a local donor seeking to launch a “pipeline” for women of color to run for and win political office in Massachusetts. There were about 15 women of color in the room, most of us from community
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Months after watching the series Maid, I am still thinking about it. The series is based on the true story of a single mother who flees an abusive partner only to meet obstacle after obstacle as she navigates a system that’s ostensibly meant to protect and provide for her and her young daughter. Sadly, this