Philly domestic workers, with support from Councilmember Kendra Brooks and nine additional co-sponsors, have made history by winning a unanimous City Council vote to make October 13 the official Dorothy Bolden Day in Philadelphia.

Led by We Dream in Black PA Chapter members, we gathered over 600 signatures of primarily Philly domestic workers, met with City Councilmembers, and organized hard to win this important official day in Philadelphia to recognize the critical role domestic workers play in this city.

The fight for recognition and respect for domestic workers in Philadelphia is far from over. One of the most important ways you can support nannies, housecleaners, and caregivers is learning and following the labor protections that we won under the unprecedented Philadelphia Domestic Workers Bill of Rights.

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