Break the Chain Campaign
1112 16th Street NW
Washington, DC, 20036
When Tiffany Williams joined the staff of Break The Chain Campaign in November 2008 as a social worker, she coordinated and delivered direct social services to domestic workers who were survivors of human trafficking. Since becoming the Advocacy Director for BTCC, she has focused on research and writing that highlights the connection between worker rights and human trafficking, and is currently providing strategic campaign assistance to membership organizations like the National Domestic Workers Alliance and the Freedom Network.
Before coming to IPS, she was the Community Resource Associate at the Women’s Center for Education and Career Advancement in New York City, where she managed training and outreach to social workers about public benefits and financial literacy. Tiffany graduated from Columbia University with a Master’s degree in Social Work, concentrating in social service delivery to workers.
A Step Forward for Guestworkers in the United States
February 23 - Earlier this month, the Department of Labor announced new protections for guestworkers with a temporary work permit.
Those Bad Old Days Are Still with Us
February 6 - "The Help" is drawing attention to today's domestic workers. Published in YubaNet and The (Easton, MD) Star Democrat and Progressive Charlestown (RI).
Protecting Guest Workers in the United States
December 30 - Hershey's chocolate packing plant is in at the center of a dispute related to a "summer work travel visa" with little opportunity beyond mere survival.