Initiatives

The Nanny Breakfast Club

The Nanny Breakfast Club was conceived after numerous informal outings with my dearest nanny friends. Noticing the lack of community involvement and networking, I decided to make it official in January 2014. My vision was to have a consistent weekly gathering of nannies, a place to get to know each other and strengthen our nanny community. Since its conception, we have been meeting every Saturday in various breakfast joints around the state! We currently have over 100 nannies in this group and we keep on growing. For more information, visit www.nannybreakfastclub.com .

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National Domestic Radio

NDR was created BY domestic workers FOR domestic workers in the spring of 2013. Our first broadcast went live on July 28th, 2013. Since then we have been streaming weekly through Zumix.org  If you miss the show, you can always catch up with our podcast. We talk about domestic workers’ rights, work out dilemmas, hear from domestic workers like nannies, PCA’s, and housekeepers, talk with policy people, and we have a great time doing it. Our rights, news, dilemmas, & fun. Workers and employers unite. Check us out at www.ndr.mozello.com

National Nanny Training Day
National Nanny Training Day is held to recognize the needs of young children and to raise awareness of the positive correlation between nanny training and quality care.  This national initiative is part of Week of the Young Child, an annual celebration sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.  Thaty has been involved with NNTD since it started, in 2012 as a co-organizer as well as a speaker. For more information, visit http://www.nannypalooza.com/

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MataHari Women’s Work Center
MataHari is a Greater Boston organization of women of color, immigrant women and families who organize as sisters, workers, and survivors for personal and societal transformation, justice and human rights. Thaty has been involved with public advocacy along Matahari since 2012 with the MA Domestic Workers Bill of Rights and has officially become a Matahari leader in 2015 working on main projects like The Boston Nanny Census and testifying against H.B. 4053, a bill that sought to exclude au pairs from the Massachusetts Domestic Workers’ Law, passed in 2014. Most recently, Thaty graduated from their 2016 Community Fellowship and is one of the few selected members to participate in the Women’s Pipeline for Change leadership development. For more information, visit http://www.mataharijustice.org/

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Domestic Worker and Employer Mediation
The Domestic Worker/Employer Mediation Project is an innovative pilot program that allows for an alternative dispute resolution process between domestic workers and their employers.Our Domestic Worker/Employer Mediation Project, the only one of its kind in the country, seeks to give domestic workers and their employers an opportunity to come together to resolve their conflicts in a collaborative and mutually satisfying way.