NEWS & PRESS

February 2015
NY1 by Agnes Chung February 25, 2015

Queens Courier by Angy Altamirano February 18, 2015
DNAinfo by Katie Honan February 18, 2015
Voices of NY February 18, 2015

December 2014
BRIC Media - BK Live December 3, 2014

September 2014
Storify by Anirvan Chatterjee from Oakstop Screening September 7, 2014
APEX Express - KPFA September 4, 2014
Claiming Our Voice is coming to the Bay Area! Check out these upcoming screenings in California and please spread the word.
All 3 screenings are free and open to the public.

Saturday September 6, 2014, 1-3:30p
Domestic Worker Organizing & Community Education

Presentation Theater (USF), 2350 Turk St., SF, CA 94117
Hosted by the University of San Francisco School of Education
Special guests: Karina Muniz and Enma Delgado of Mujeres Unidas y Activas
More details and RSVP info here.

Sunday September 7, 2014, 3-5p
Claiming our Voice: South Asian Domestic Worker Organizing

Held at Oakstop Coworking, 1721 Broadway, Suite 201, Oakland, CA 94612
Hosted by ASATA (Alliance of South Asians Taking Action) and Re-imagine RPE
Special Guest: Sheila Bapat, author of "Part of the Family?," a book about domestic workers' rights, Panel moderated by Preeti Mangala Shekar.
More details and RSVP here.

Monday September 8, 2014, 12 noon
Claiming our Voice: South Asian Domestic Worker Organizing

Screening and discussion hosted by the UC Berkeley Institute for South Asian Studies
10 Stephens Hall (Rear Annex) Conference Room, UC Berkeley.

July 2014
The Nation - How to Turn a Grueling Thankless Job into a Movement, July 3, 2014 by Michelle Chen

June 2014
CultureSt/ke - Run of the House, June 20, 2014 by Michelle Chen
Claiming Our Voice collaborates with Mark Nowak and Writing on it All to Housing Authorities on Governor's Island June 15th.
See more photos here.

 

January 2014
Asia Pacific Forum interviews Nahar Alam and Yalini Dream on WBAI about fighting for domestic worker rights in the context of the Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade case.

October 2013
Claiming Our Voice screens at the Brooklyn Public Central Library, Grand Army Plaza, Dweck Center on October 19, 2013 at 4pm. Details below and link to facebook event here. Please spread the word.

July 2013
Claiming Our Voice is screened in Dhaka, Bangladesh at UBINIG a research based organization in Bangladesh and Ishwardi, Bangladesh. Audience members felt inspired by the members of Andolan, especially because they showed courage to organize in a foreign country. One said, "Women don't even have courage in Bangladesh and it is inspiring to see our women organize in US." Audience members commented on the similarities of their experience as workers and farmers, and how poor are regularly exploited everywhere in the world.

June 2013
Claiming Our Voice is a 2013 recipient of Asian Women Giving Circle's Arts Grants for Social Change

May 2013
The Power of Complicated Stories by Chitra Aiyar & Nahar Alam, SAMAR Magazine, Issue 40: Circles of Gender
Finding Home on Stage by Jennifer Samuel, Culturest/ke, May 20, 2013

July 2012
Young Asia Television Interviews Jennifer Samuel