95% Of Domestic Workers Are Women. In California, They’re Demanding Better Pay

Original article written by Sarah Grossman in the HuffPost Impact Teresita Villasenor was working 12 hours a day, seven days a week, for 18 months straight. “I felt like I was a slave,” she told The Huffington Post regarding the job she quit in 2014. … Continued

How women day laborers’ programs are growing across Southern California

Original Article Here by Monica Rodriguez published in Inland Valley Daily Bulletin The women around a table at the Pomona Economic Opportunity Center discussed how to fine tune the recently launched Women Workers’ Program, a women day laborers’ initiative that for now … Continued

Se buscan jornaleras: Mujeres también esperan por trabajos

Artículo Original Aquí Escrito por Marvelia Alpizar encontrado en La Opinión Cada vez más mujeres buscan empleos en los centros jornaleros del Sur de California PUBLICADO: AUG, 3, 2015 3:30 AM EST Desde que llegó de Guatemala, hace casi 25 años, Consuelo … Continued

Pomona Economic Opportunity Center: Giving Back to the Community

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Original Post Here by Rosa Santana in Supervisor Hilda Solis Website The Pomona Economic Opportunity Center on June 27 honored Supervisor Hilda L. Solis at its annual fundraiser. “Whenever community groups help our most vulnerable – our undocumented immigrants, our children or working-class … Continued

With new driver’s licenses, immigrant women without legal status are finding more work

Original Article Here by Maya Sugarman found in KPCC 89.3 Claudia Bedolla spent years as a stay-at-home mom. Last month, though, she started looking for domestic work through a new women’s day labor program in Pomona. She had a few reasons. “It … Continued