Updates

Updates

On the afternoon of Sunday October 28, 2012, in anticipation of a storm that would make history, pounding New York City into submission by leaving unprecedented destruction from New York's Bronx to Breezy Point, Vilma Rozen, DWU Board member and elder care provider to Dee took matters into her own hands. Ninety-two year old Dee's home in Staten Island was in an evacuation zone. Despite having no family near by, Dee, however, was not alone. Vilma's caring, proactive, and take-charge nature ensured Dee's safety. "I knew there were going to be problems with Dee's apartment. Her building is so close…
Domestic workers often engage in daily activities, such as running personal errands for their employers, scheduling appointments for family members, and preparing meals for their employers and their employers' guests, yet are often not able to formally incorporate these responsibilities into their work contacts and agreements. In September, DWU members participated in our Household Management 101 course, and learned how to market their managerial skills, as well as cultivate new ones to help better market themselves as professionals. Congratulations to our Fall 2012 Household Management Graduates! DWU Household Management 101 teaches domestic workers the real-life skills needed to secure better…
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