ai-jen poo

12:07am

Thu February 19, 2015
Economy/Labor/Biz

Your Call: How should we take care of our elders?

 

 On the February 20th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with the National Domestic Workers Alliance Ai-jen Poo about her new book The Age of Dignity: Preparing for the Elder Boom in a Changing America. Every day, 10,000 people turn 65. By the year 2050, 27 million Americans will need some form of long-term care or assistance. How are we preparing for the Elder Boom in the US?  Join the conversation, on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guest:

Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance

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12:00am

Wed March 7, 2012
Domestic workers

Today on Your Call: What’s the path to justice for domestic workers?

On today's Your Call, we’ll talk about the struggles and successes of domestic workers.  New York recently passed a Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights, which provides standards and protections for an otherwise unregulated and often exploited workforce.  A bill pending in California’s legislature would do the same.

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