15 Year Timeline
From Dorothy Bolden organizing domestic workers in 1960s Atlanta to introducing the National Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in 2019, the domestic worker movement continues to bring domestic work from the shadows into the national spotlight. Over the past 15 years, our network of nannies, house cleaners and home care workers have built power together and transformed systems through collective action. Explore where we’ve been, and discover what’s next.
2007 | FOUNDED NDWA Over 50 domestic workers representing 13 grassroots organizations across the country met in Atlanta, GA for the U.S. Social Forum and made the groundbreaking decision to form the National Domestic Workers Alliance.