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Terry Anise King,  President

WILD Board of Directors

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WILD

108 Myrtle St.   4th Floor

Quincy,  MA 02171

617-328-1696

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What unites the women of WILD?  Our commitment to:

  • fight for economic justice;
  • promote grassroots activism; and
  • challenge racism, sexism, homophobia and all forms of oppression.        

We provide education, training and support to help women become ever more effective organizers and leaders: in their unions and the labor movement as a whole; in the political arena and within their communities.

 

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Interim Organizing Director

info@wildlabor.org

 

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Get a new WILD facemask and support WILD while you protect yourself. Whether you are at a union rally or doing your shopping, you will look your best with this great new fashion accessory! And it is union-made.

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The facemask is free with a donation of $25 or more to WILD. Offer good until supplies run out.

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Read WILD's statement on the ongoing epidemic of racist violence on our News page.

 


 

UPCOMING EVENTS

WILD Events

 

SAVE THE DATE

WILD in the Winter

Saturday March 13, 10am - 1:30pm

online

Trilingual (English, Spanish Portugese)

 

Register now

Download flyer in 3 languages here 

"You Can't Pour from an Empty Cup"

Keeping Ourselves and Others Healthy

 

Workshops (choose 1)

Workshop 1 in English and Spanish/ En inglés y español

Constructing  Self-care
Description: You will learn techniques to stop absorbing stressors, manage challenging situations, build long-term self-care strategies for all areas of your life including self-assessments. This course gives you the opportunity to invest in yourself so that you can build a healthy environment for you and the others.

Construyendo auto-cuidado
Descripción: Aprenderás técnicas para dejar de absorber los factores de estrés, manejar situaciones desafiantes, construir estrategias de autocuidado a largo plazo para todas las áreas de tu vida, incluyendo auto-evaluaciones. Este curso te dará la oportunidad de invertir en ti mismo para que puedas construir un entorno saludable a tu alrededor para ti y los demás.

facilitator/facilitadora: Milagros Barreto MassCOSH

 

Workshop 2 in English and Portuguese/ Em inglês e português

Refilling our cups: How do we address our burnout individually and collectively?
In this workshop, we will dig into our experience of burnout, the effect of being pushed beyond the point of exhaustion because of stressful conditions at work and at home. We will examine the power of trauma-informed individual and collective action in order to heal ourselves and our communities. 

Reabastecendo nossas xícaras: Como é que vamos resolver o nosso esgotamento individual e coletivamente?
Neste workshop, vamos nos aprofundar em nossa experiência de burnout, o efeito de ser empurrado além do ponto de exaustão por causa das condições estressantes no trabalho e em casa. Vamos examinar o poder da ação individual e coletiva informada sobre o trauma, a fim de curar a nós mesmos e às nossas comunidades

 

PLUS: Speeches, discussion, and an optional talent show/party

 

Register now

There is no charge for this event, but donations are gratefully accepted.

  • A suggested donation of $10 will help us offset costs of translation and interpretation.
  • A donation of $25 or more will get you a beautiful, union-made WILD facemask.

 

Download flyer in 3 languages here

 

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Other Events

(sponsored by partner organizations and allies)

DDC International Women's Day eventDDC International Women's Day event

 

INTERNATIONAL WOMENS SOLIDARITY CONFERENCE CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH

 

CONFERENCIA INTERNACIONAL DE SOLIDARIDAD DE LA MUJER CELEBRANDO EL MES DE LA HISTORIA DE LA MUJER

 

 

THE IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON WOMEN’S LIVES How can we overcome those challenges?

EL IMPACTO DEL COVID-19 EN LA VIDA DE LAS MUJERES  ¿Cómo podemos superar esos desafíos?

 

SAVE THE DATE                            SEPARE LA FECHA

 

MONDAY, MARCH 8, 2021         LUNES, 8 DE MARZO 2021

11:00 am – 2:00pm

VIRTUAL via ZOOM

 

Program and  Registratation information coming soon!

¡Pronto habrá información sobre el programa y la inscripción!

 

For more information and sponsorship opportunities, contact

DOMINICAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER

617-524-4029

EMAIL: dominicandevelopmentcenter@gmail.com

WEBSITE: dominicandevelopmentcenter.org

 

Para más información y oportunidadesde patrocinio, comuníquese con:

DOMINICAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER

617-524-4029

CORREO ELECTRÓNICO: dominicandevelopmentcenter@gmail.com

VISITE NUESTRA PAGINA WEB: dominicandevelopmentcenter.org/


RECENT EVENTS

 WILD held out first ever online Summer Institute on June 27. The theme was "Women taking charge during the pandemic: We will survive!" , and workshop topics focused on issues that women are facing because of the COVID epidemic. It was a great success. Read more about it on the Summer Institute 2020 page.

See U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley's opening keynote speech on our Facebook page


PAST EVENTS

 

The Mass Cooalition of Domestic Workers (MCDW) of which WILD is a member, hosted a Live Show, "Awakening the Power of Domestic Workers" on December 16.
 

 

WILD "Thank you" Meet and Greet: October 29, 5:30-8:30 at the WILD office. Women and a few men from the WILD community came together on the evening of October 29 and shared a delicious meal, and speeches. Several WILD participants gave moving testimony about the way the Summer Institute has impacted their lives.

 


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2019 WILD Summer Institute

held June 21, 22 and 23 at Worcester State University

Our 2019 Summer Institute was one of our most successful ever. Over 130 women attended, from close to 20 different unions and several non-profit organizations, workers centers, and community groups.

There were workshops in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Excellent trilingual interpretation was provided by Mass Translations.

See more on the Summer Institute 2019 page

 

Here are a few photos:

 Leadership classLeadership class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leadership class taught by Erin and Prachi 

 

Anneta and Fatmata's Leadership classAnneta and Fatmata's Leadership class

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leadership class taught by Anneta and Fatmata

  

 

Trafficking classTrafficking class

Workshop on Human Trafficking taught by Nat and Tess      

 

You can see more photos from the Institute on the Summer Institute 2019 page and on our Facebook page