To educate, support, organize, and empower immigrant workers to confront long-term workplace abuses and to lead the fight for their rights through the development of better local, state, and national policies
IMMIGRANTS MAKE AMERICA GREAT
Immigrants are too
often described as a “burden” on the United States’ society and economy. The
BWA believes that on the contrary, immigrants are important to our communities
and labor force, and they positively strengthen the economy overall. Check out
these eye-opening statistics about immigrant workers in Massachusetts, provided
by the American Immigration Council in a 2017 report:
Source: American Immigration
Council, “Immigrants in Massachusetts,” 2017.
The current team of Brockton Workers Alliance is composed by four board members. Isabel Lopez is the founder and the president of the BWA. She was born in Honduras and came to the U.S. as an undocumented teenager. She once was a domestic worker in the Beverly Hills and has first hand experience with the abuse undocumented workers of color can suffer. She'is currently involved with the Essex County Community Organitzation , which also provides education advocacy and organization on issues related to immigrants living in fear. Elzie Baptiste works as the Acting Vice President of the organisation. Natacha Bazile is our Treasurer . Marie Charles acts as the clerk of the Brockton Workers Alliance. Image of our board members meeting with a volunteer. From left to right; Natacha Bazile, Isabel Lopez, Elzie Baptiste, a young volunteer and Marie Charles.
Precisa de informações sobre a vacina COVID-19? Não procure mais. A Brockton Workers Safety Initiative elaborou este folheto para explicar tudo o que você precisa saber sobre o assunto. Se você tiver qualquer pergunta que queira fazer à Brockton Workers Alliance, por favor, não hesite em nos contatar.
The City of Brockton has habilitated a NEW VACCINATION CLINIC at the SHAW'S CENTER this Saturday, April 17th from 9:00am-1:00pm . To register for an appointment at this vaccination clinic, you may call the Council On Aging at (508) - 580 - 7811 . Non-english speakers who desire a multilingual assistence when making an appointment, may call the Mayor's Office at (508) - 580 - 7123. Instead of the Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Vaccine (that has been temporarily paused in the last days) t he shot being administered will be the Pzifer vaccine . Click here to read more about the stop in the use of the Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Vaccine. Having doubts about your elegibility ? You can find out if you qualify for the vaccination visiting Massachusetts official webpage , and y ou can also read about it in our post .