Events

Events

For almost four years now, Pat Francois, DWU member and leader in the domestic workers movement, has been fighting for justice. Yesterday afternoon, the jury delivered its verdict in Pat's case against her former employers, filmmaker Matthew Mazer and sports agent Sheryl Shade, after 8 days in court and almost four years in litigation. We are thrilled to share that Pat has won her claims for unpaid wages and for the assault she suffered at the hands of Matthew Mazer.For six years, Pat took loving care of Mazer's and Shade's child despite being grossly underpaid and mistreated. In December 2008, Mazer physically assaulted and verbally abused Pat, calling her a "stupid Black b****" and said that he hated her and…
September 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th Once again DWU has collaborated with Public Works to perform the Musical adaptation of The Odyssey, which will be held at The Declorate Theatre in Central Park on Septemeber 4th through September 7th 2015! Theatre is for everyone! Come see DWU and other great community organizations live performance. Get your free tickets by visiting: www.publictheatre.org/theodyssey
DWU September General Meeting Date: Saturday, September 19, 2015 Location: Caribbean Gallery @ Brooklyn Public Library, Flatbush Branch 22 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11226 Time: 1:30 pm to 4 pm We have a dream that one day that all work will be valued equally.  
Date: Saturday, October 24th Time: 10:30 AMAddress: 1000 Dean Street, Suite 307 in Brooklyn, NY 11238 NOTE: You must register for the course, which is $75 for DWU members and $125 for non-members. Registrations will occur at the next DWU monthly meeting on October 17th where there will be a $25 non-refundable fee. If you have any questions and concerns, please feel free to e-mail Esta dirección de correo electrónico está siendo protegida contra los robots de spam. Necesita tener JavaScript habilitado para poder verlo. . We're looking forward to seeing those of you who are interested!  
DWU November General Meeting and Potluck Please bring a dish to share with the DWU family! Date: Saturday, November 21 Location: 208 Parkside Avenue, 2nd Floor Brooklyn, NY, 11226 Time: 1:30 pm to 4 pm
DWU is honored to be invited to JFREJ's (Jews For Economic and Racial Justice) 25th Anniversary Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer Risk Taker Awards. Congratulations to JFREJ and all the honorees! We have a few tickets so please contact us if you're interested in attending. Rabbi Marshall T. Meyer Risk Taker Awards Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 at 6pm The Great Hall at Cooper Union Honoring Risk Taker Award Recipients: Cynthia Greenberg Jenny Romaine Black Lives Matter movement leaders Alicia Garza, Patrisse Cullors, and Opal Tometi Celebrating JFREJ’s Founding Leadership, and our ground-breaking Shalom Bayit: Justice for Domestic Workers Campaign
DWU February General Meeting Please come and bring your friends! Date: Saturday, February 20 Location: Caribbean Gallery @ Brooklyn Public Library, Flatbush Branch22 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11226 Time: 2 to 4 pm
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