Origins of exploitation and its manifestations in our everyday lives.
Learn about intersectionality of racial justice, labor rights, and women’s rights.
Learn about powerbuilding from the workers rights movement.
- Monique Tú Nguyen, Matahari Women Workers’ Center
What does workers’ rights have to do with gender violence? Everything. In this workshop participants will learn about the origins of exploitation culture and how it sets the scene for sexual violence, how workers are fighting sexual violence from a different angle through developing the leadership of survivors of worker exploitation to change the policy, heal from violence, and empower themselves and their communities.
This project/publication was supported by funding awarded by Victim of Crimes Act (VOCA) Victim Assistance Formula Grant Program and the Services*Training*Officers*Prosecutors (STOP) Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program (TE20231578) through the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). The opinions, findings, and conclusions in this publication are those of the author and not necessarily those of Cal OES. Cal OES reserves a royalty-free, nonexclusive, and irrevocable license to reproduce, publish, and use these materials and to authorize others to do so.