Tag Archives: Mujeres Unidas y Activas

East Bay women build a net of support to help cope with the fear of deportation

Every morning in front of Melrose Leadership Academy, the same choreography is repeated: the uproar of the children arriving at the school displaces squirrels and birds to the cherry and palm trees that adorn the...
Maria Santiago, a domestic worker, at Mujeres Unidas y Activas' office in Oakland.

Proposed Domestic Workers Bill of Rights elicits varied opinions

As Gov. Jerry Brown decides whether he will sign the California Domestic Workers Bill of Rights (AB 889), reactions to the bill and the prospect of monitoring and enforcing its stipulations —which include overtime pay,...