Care Workers Rising – and Winning

10:15 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Friday


Lanette Newman, SEIU Healthcare Illinois & Indiana
Jesse Wilderman, SEIU Healthcare Pennsylvania
Melissa Benjamin, Fight for $15 Denver
Debbie Silverstein, Single Payer Action Network - Ohio
Elly Kugler, National Domestic Workers Alliance
Aquilina Soriano Versoza, Pilipino Workers Center of Southern California

Care workers provide important work, caring for seniors, children, our families and our homes. We’ve seen a massive surge in wins and organizing for care providers, despite the Supreme Court’s blow to care providers’ organizing rights with the Harris v. Quinn decision. Dozens of JWJ coalitions are supporting care provider organizing locally. As we prepare for more assaults on the public sector, what can we learn from the progress care providers have made? Learn how you can get involved in care-provider organizing during this session.