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About Ai-jen Poo

Ai-jen Poo is the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance and co-director of the Caring Across Generations campaign. She is a 2014 MacArthur fellow, was named one of the world’s 100 most influential people in 2012 by Time magazine, and is one of Fortune.com’s World’s Greatest Leaders.  She is the author of the Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. She began her career organising immigrant women workers nearly two decades ago.

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Adam Bychawski

Adam Bychawski is an editorial assistant at openDemocracy.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Salir de las sombras: el personal del hogar habla en los Estados Unidos

El personal del hogar de los Estados Unidos, hace tiempo excluido de la mayoría de las leyes de protección laboral, puede mostrar a una fuerza laboral cada vez más flexibilizada cómo sobrevivir en la nueva economía. English

Out from the shadows: domestic workers speak in the United States

Long exempt from most labour protections, domestic workers in the United States can show an increasingly flexibilised workforce how to survive in the new economy. Español

Beyond survival: moving to end domestic labour trafficking

Ending labour trafficking requires us to elevate the voices of survivors and collaborate across state and policy lines to ensure accountability.

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