The Jewish Community Stands with Domestic Workers: the Shalom Bayit Public ForumJews of New York City, it's time to come together to pass historic legislation to protect domestic workers.
For Immediate Release
Contact: Lane Levine (212) 647-8966 ext. 11 or email@example.com
THE JEWISH COMMUNITY STANDS WITH DOMESTIC WORKERS
The Shalom Bayit Public Forum In Support of the Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights
Jews for Racial and Economic Justice (JFREJ) announces "The Jewish Community Stands with Domestic Workers: The Shalom Bayit Public Forum," to be held on Thursday, April 23, 2009 @ 7:00PM at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, located at 257 West 88th Street, New York City.
Co-sponsored by Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal, Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, Uri L’tzedek, Congregation Kolot Chayeinu and many other Jewish communal organizations, this event will demonstrate the widespread support from Jewish leaders and the
Jews for Racial and Economic Justice has been organizing with Domestic Workers United (DWU) for five years to pass the Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights in
In solidarity with DWU, JFREJ and other allies have built a support network of over 65 co-sponsors and multi-sponsors in the New York State Assembly and Senate. JFREJ has organized hundreds of employers of domestic workers, and thousands of other Jews, to stand up for domestic workers' justice.
According to JFREJ Community Organizer, Lane Levine, “Now is the time to bring together all the power in the
Jews for Racial and Economic Justice (JFREJ) is a membership-based organization founded in 1990. JFREJ engages Jews to pursue and win racial and economic justice in partnership with Jewish and allied people of color, low-income and immigrant communities in
Shalom Bayit: Justice for Domestic Workers is a JFREJ campaign to bring Jews into the struggle for dignity, respect and better working conditions for domestic workers (nannies, eldercare givers, house cleaners). Shalom Bayit is organizing Jewish communities throughout the
Domestic Workers United (DWU) 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.
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Event LocationCongregation B'nai Jeshurun, 257 w 88th st
New York, NY
Take the 1, B or C to 86th st Congregation B'nai Jeshurun is between Broadway and West EndMap