Organizing Strategy and Practice

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Aimée-Josiane Twagirumukiza

Aimée-Josiane Twagirumukiza is the Black Organizing Director at the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA), a non-profit that works to raise workplace standards and restore dignity for domestic workers across the country. In this position, Aimée-Josiane leads NDWA’s We Dream in Black program, which builds the power and leadership of Black homecare workers, nannies, housecleaners and unpaid family caregivers. Before NDWA, Aimée-Josiane organized public sector employees throughout the South and Pacific Northwest with the Communication Workers of America and the American Federation of Teachers. Aimée-Josiane is from Gikongoro, Rwanda ,they immigrated to the U.S. in 1999 as a refugee, they are a co-founder of Queer the Land, a QTBIPOC housing collective in Seattle, WA and the Co-President of the National LGBTQ Workers Center, which fights against sexual and gender discrimination and harassment in the workplace.