After The Care Crisis

Date: 
November 16, 2018
Location: 
Stiteler Hall, Room B26

“After the Care Crisis” seeks to imagine alternative ways of organizing care that put an end to this deeply unjust system that relies on pervasive feminization, racialization, and devaluation. Researchers, activists, and policy advocates will discuss current contradictions in care work and ongoing campaigns looking to transform it in the direction of justice and equity. Participants will include the United Home Care Workers’ of PA, the Pennsylvania Domestic Workers Alliance, the National Domestic Workers’ AllianceHand in Hand the domestic employers’ network, researchers across the social sciences and humanities, and a keynote address by economist Nancy Folbre.