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Friday, February 15 • 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Caring Across Generations

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Come learn about and get involved in a national grassroots movement both to improve how we care for elders and people with disabilities in the U.S., and also to improve conditions for the workers who provide that care. America’s 1.7 million home care workers are not yet protected by minimum wage and overtime guarantees. In this workshop, we will examine the issue through a Jewish lens, and we will have a chance to talk about what is at stake for us, our community, and the country.

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Rachel Ackoff

Rachel Ackoff is pursuing a dual degree in Nonprofit Management and Jewish Studies at NYU. Previously, Rachel served as the Associate Washington Representative for the Sierra Club’s Labor and Trade Program, and as the Electoral Project Director at United States Student Association. She currently works with Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice on the Caring Across Generations campaign to improve job quality for home care workers... Read More →


Friday February 15, 2013 2:15pm - 3:30pm
Brunswick C ballroom level