Maya Wiley and Ai-jen Poo on Strategy and Caring, Criteria For Working Toward Racial Justice


Foundation Governance By Rick Cohen

Ai-jen Poo

is the director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance. In 2000, she helped found DomesticWorkers United, which she led until 2010. She has been organizing low-income women workers for over 15 years. Her work has paved the way for historic wins for domestic workers rights on both state and international levels. In 2012, Poo was named as one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world and was included among Newsweek’s 150 Fearless 

Maya Wiley

is the founder and president of the Center for Social Inclusion, a national policy strategy organization, which works to transform structural racial inequity and exclusion into structural fairness and inclusion. A civil rights attorney and policy advocate since 1989, Wileyhas worked for the ACLU, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, and the Open Society Institute. She has contributed to “Growing Smarter: Achieving Livable Communities, Environmental Justice and Regional Equity.” She is a member of the PRE Advisory 

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