About the Contributor: Katie Joaquin

Katie JoaquinKatie Joaquin is the Lead Organizer for Filipino Advocates for Justice (FAJ) and staff communications work for the California Domestic Workers Coalition. Katie migrated from the Philippines in 1986 and grew up in a family of caregivers including her Lola and aunties, who worked as domestic workers and care providers in New York. Katie now organizes caregivers throughout the east bay area to defend their rights and improve working conditions in the care industry.

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