“Claiming our Voice”: Film Screening & Panel Discussion on Domestic Worker Organizing & Community Education
Join USF’s Masters Program in Human Rights Education for a free panel discussion and screening of Claiming Our Voice, a film directed by Jennifer Pritheeva Samuel that documents South Asian immigrant domestic workers coming together to share their stories of migration, exploitation and violence.
At this event you will:
hope this event will raise student and community awareness about the rights and
realities of domestic workers—particularly low-wage immigrant domestic
workers—and to shed light on this particular case study of South Asian
immigrant workers coming together to tell their own stories, as documented in
Read a recent
article in The Nation about Andolan and the film, “Claiming our Voice.”
This film screening
and panel has been organized in conjunction with the Fall course offerings in
Human Rights Education at USF’s School of Education, and is co-sponsored by the
University of San Francisco School of Education, the Department of
International and Multicultural Education, The President’s Advisory Committee
on the Status of Women, the Leo T. McCarthy Center for Public Service and the
Common Good, CELASA (The Center for Latino Studies in the Americas) and the Office of Diversity Engagement and Community Outreach.