Organizing Care: An injury to one is an injury to all

Event date 25 Jul '19 06:30 pm - 08:30 pm
Event location The Center for Gender, Sexuality and Activism at Boston University • 775 Commonwealth Ave, Room B87, Boston, 02215, MA, United States
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Boston Care Workers present:
Organizing Care: An injury to one is an injury to all.

A workshop series focusing on the many ways that care and caregiving have been co-opted and professionalized away from our communities. In the pursuit of health and solidarity - we will build together, through dialogue and activies, an understanding of the ways to fight back against the exploitation of our health, wellness, and capacity for care.
Topics:

Carework as a strategy for organizing and solidarity building.
Community and social resource mapping
Creating and maintaining a personal health record
Communication and advocacy skills within a "health care" context
Other topics relevant to participants' interests and needs

Objectives:

Engage in dialogue to explore topics related to the intersection of health, care, and organizing.
Identify the many systems undermining the creation of cultures of care and health within our communities.
Learn about the institutions of health care dominating the western model.
Engage and document our personal health stories to reinforce ownership and self advocacy.
Establish the foundation for mapping health care resources within our own communities.
Recognize and deepen our understanding of classism, ableism, ageism and racism as they impact our relationship to care giving.

All are welcome! This is the first time we are offering this workshop and look forward to feedback and further offerings in the future based on this initial series.

Unions Heal what Bosses Steal. Solidarity to all Care Workers!

When:

4 Thursdays - while attending all workshops in the series would be great - it is not a requirement!

July 25th, August 1st, August 15th, August 22nd (skipping the week of August 8th)

From 6:30 – 8:30pm

Please respond to this brief pre-workshop survey to help us get to know you: https://forms.gle/CRN4DcjViKte1uhZ8

 

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3 weeks agoAdd to Calender 2019-07-25 22:30:00 2019-07-25 22:30:00 Organizing Care: An injury to one is an injury to all Boston Care Workers present: Organizing Care: An injury to one is an injury to all. A workshop series focusing on the many ways that care and caregiving have been co-opted and professionalized away from our communities. In the pursuit of health and solidarity - we will build together, through dialogue and activies, an understanding of the ways to fight back against the exploitation of our health, wellness, and capacity for care. Topics: Carework as a strategy for organizing and solidarity building. Community and social resource mapping Creating and maintaining a personal health record Communication and advocacy skills within a "health care" context Other topics relevant to participants' interests and needs Objectives: Engage in dialogue to explore topics related to the intersection of health, care, and organizing. Identify the many systems undermining the creation of cultures of care and health within our communities. Learn about the institutions of health care dominating the western model. Engage and document our personal health stories to reinforce ownership and self advocacy. Establish the foundation for mapping health care resources within our own communities. Recognize and deepen our understanding of classism, ableism, ageism and racism as they impact our relationship to care giving. All are welcome! This is the first time we are offering this workshop and look forward to feedback and further offerings in the future based on this initial series. Unions Heal what Bosses Steal. Solidarity to all Care Workers! When: 4 Thursdays - while attending all workshops in the series would be great - it is not a requirement! July 25th, August 1st, August 15th, August 22nd (skipping the week of August 8th) From 6:30 – 8:30pm Please respond to this brief pre-workshop survey to help us get to know you: https://forms.gle/CRN4DcjViKte1uhZ8   The Center for Gender, Sexuality and Activism at Boston University America/New_York public Economic Justice Health Care #organizing