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The Jewish Advocate
Walking the talk about Black Lives Mattercommunal organizations seems to be condemning the manifesto’s anti-Zionist lang
Walking the talk about Black Lives Matter
The Jewish Advocate / Posted an hour ago
communal organizations seems to be condemning the manifesto’s anti-Zionist language with words, while supporting its black empowerment goals with action. The lobbying group J Street, for example, announced, “Even as we differ with the movement... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Akuffo Addo's Deceptive Promises Cannot Be Tried, Presidency Isn't Lotteryto the 2016 December 7th Elections, all candidates are making promises to seek
Akuffo Addo's Deceptive Promises Cannot Be Tried, Presidency Isn't Lottery
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
to the 2016 December 7th Elections, all candidates are making promises to seek the mandate of the people and my piece will center on the legacies of the two leading Presidential candidates, His Excellency John Dramani Mahama and Mr Akuffo Addo. It... Read more
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NBC News
Running with Vision: Dr. Vincent Hau Gives Sight to the Blindmarathon runner is now a full-time father, ophthalmologist, and retina speciali
Running with Vision: Dr. Vincent Hau Gives Sight to the Blind
NBC News / Posted yesterday
marathon runner is now a full-time father, ophthalmologist, and retina specialist at Kaiser Permanente Riverside Medical Center. Hau's career interest in medicine stemmed from his devotion to family. His Chinese father and Vietnamese mother... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Illinois latest state to widen domestic workers’ rightsview … it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated,” said Yomara Velez
Illinois latest state to widen domestic workers’ rights
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
view … it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated,” said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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The Forward
What’s Behind the Boom in Orthodox Women Singers?and violinist Dana Pestun — were about to take the stage for their debut perfor
What’s Behind the Boom in Orthodox Women Singers?
The Forward / Posted 2 days ago
and violinist Dana Pestun — were about to take the stage for their debut performance on the rooftop of the Jewish Community Center on Manhattan’s Upper West Side. Wolfe twirled her shoulder-length hair, which is part of her sheitel, or wig, clearly... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Coalition aims to rid Topeka, Shawnee County of human traffickingof slavery in which people are forced to work and are controlled through the us
Coalition aims to rid Topeka, Shawnee County of human trafficking
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 2 days ago
of slavery in which people are forced to work and are controlled through the use of fraud or coercion, according to the National Human Trafficking Resource Center. Sullivan and an advocate from the Center for the Center of Safety and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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Daily Mail
Huma Abedin worked at a radical Muslim journalMinority Affairs - run by her mother Saleha Mahmood Abedin (right) 'My mother
Huma Abedin worked at a radical Muslim journal
Daily Mail / Posted 2 days ago
Minority Affairs - run by her mother Saleha Mahmood Abedin (right) 'My mother was traveling around the world to these international women's conferences talking about women's empowerment, and it was normal,' she said. But that viewpoint jars with... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Theater | Plays, musicals, family shows due on area stagesstar struggling for dignity in 1957 Pittsburgh. (Sept. 8-25, Garden Theater; ww
Theater | Plays, musicals, family shows due on area stages
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
star struggling for dignity in 1957 Pittsburgh. (Sept. 8-25, Garden Theater; www.shortnorthstage.org) • The Wexner Center for the Arts will present “Ada/Ava,” a multimedia piece by Chicago’s Manual Cinema combining shadow puppetry, live... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
KXXV Waco / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
KWWL Iowa / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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ABC 6 Providence
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
ABC 6 Providence / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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Boston Herald
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
Boston Herald / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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ABC Montana
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
ABC Montana / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WALB Albany
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
WGEM Quincy / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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The Seattle Times
As National Park Service turns 100, Seattle ranger personifies changeWhite, male and “midcareer,” Seattle’s Charles Beall in a lot of ways is the fa
As National Park Service turns 100, Seattle ranger personifies change
The Seattle Times / Posted 3 days ago
White, male and “midcareer,” Seattle’s Charles Beall in a lot of ways is the face of the National Park Service that turns 100 on Aug. 25. He also may be the best hope the agency has for changing that face to match the diversity that is rapidly... Read more
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Daily Herald
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rightsview ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Vel
Illinois latest state to expand domestic workers' rights
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
view ... it leaves a lot of room for workers to be mistreated," said Yomara Velez, an organizer with the New York-based National Domestic Workers Alliance. There are an estimated 2 million domestic workers in the country, 93 percent are women... Read more
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