There are many people who would like to argue that in the US, we’re fine. Yeah, we’ve got some issues, but we’re on the up and up. They’d like to say that we don’t need social justice, or social justice warriors. So in honor of World Day of Social Justice (February 20), let’s start by talking about what social justice is.
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“Domestic work is difficult and it’s high intensity and it’s repetitive,” added Claudia Navarro, of the Miami Workers Center, which has partnered with Advocacy Partners Team to help present Miami Girls at the fair. “Everyone hates household labor, but it needs to be done.”
Through organising, queer and trans domestic workers have made big strides to win recognition and improved labour protections. Yet much remains to be done. This November, domestic worker leaders like June Barrett, a queer home care worker and leader with the Miami Workers Center took a groundbreaking resolution to the second congress of the International Domestic Workers Federation in Cape Town, South Africa.