Sade Dozan honors her abuela

Sade Dozan honors her abuela

I’m honoring my abuela, a domestic worker who, for over a decade, worked in private homes, including that of a governor. In 1948, when she was 24 years old she faced an explosion in her employer’s kitchen that resulted in the gradual loss of her eyesight. As her sight...
Lian Hurst Mann and family honor Lupe Lopez

Lian Hurst Mann and family honor Lupe Lopez

Photo: Shayan Asgharnia, © 2021 Our family is deeply grateful for the care Lupe gives to my 99-year-old mother Melinda. Each member of our family has walked into mom’s room to see her smiling as her eyes follow Lupe while she lovingly guides Mom through her...
Gemma Calinda honors Brianna Jostlin

Gemma Calinda honors Brianna Jostlin

Brianna provides home care support for me six hours a day, five days per week. We are always talking, telling jokes, laughing. We have so much fun together! It is so important to have this kind of relationship with the person I spend so much time with, and who assists...
Hilary Cohen honors Marcia Hargrove

Hilary Cohen honors Marcia Hargrove

Marcia has cleaned for my family and me for 40 years. During that time she has become like a member of the family, trusted, hardworking, caring, steadfast. Marcia made my life easier in so many ways. I had more time for my family because of Marcia. I could do my own...
Gayle Kirshenbaum and family honor Carol Debora

Gayle Kirshenbaum and family honor Carol Debora

One of my strongest memories of Debbie is when I came home from work one day and found her sitting in our living room deftly changing our baby’s diaper on her lap. She was laughing and making Aaron laugh more than I’d ever heard. I was astonished and so grateful for...
Flora Margolis honors Namrata Pradhan

Flora Margolis honors Namrata Pradhan

Namrata has helped to take care of our children, Maya and Ari, since they were both babies. She has known them their entire life, over 9 years. It’s so hard to put into words the value of Namrata’s work. She made it possible for us to have a second child...