Pay, Professionalism & Respect is a two-volume report detailing the history and current challenges facing black nannies, home care workers, and house cleaners in Atlanta, GA, and Durham, NC, such as systemically low wages, rampant sexual harassment, and a lack of benefits. It also details policy recommendations and reforms that are needed to transform the entire care industry, which is one of the fastest growing in the country. Download and read Volume 2 Durham below.

Pay, Professionalism & Respect report Volume 2

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The report was authored by the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) and its We Dream in Black program, and the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) and its Black Worker Initiative.

Dove Joyner-Dyson, Durham

There are a lot of domestic workers out here that are going through…a lot of things that get swept under the rug. We don’t get the acknowledgment that we need.

Dove Joyner-Dyson, Durham