Appreciating Diversity Film Series: Waging Change

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Event Date: 
October 14, 2020 - 4:00 pm
Event Location: 
United States

The Appreciating Diversity Film Series is proud to present the inspirational new documentary, WAGING CHANGE.
To be shown online on Wednesday October 14, 2020, 4:00-5:00 PM, with a post-film discussion  from 5-6 pm with Saru Jayarman, leader of the One Fair Wage movement, and Abby Ginzberg, filmmaker.  Register here!

Waging Change, completed just before the coronavirus hit, shines a light on the difficulties faced by restaurant servers and bartenders.  The majority of people who serve food in the U.S.  restaurants are paid a federal sub-minimum wage of only $2.13 an hour and are forced to depend on tips to feed themselves and their families. Women, who hold two-thirds of all tip-based jobs, are especially affected. Their reliance on tips can lead to pervasive gender discrimination, sexual assault, and sexual harassment at the hands of customers, co-workers, and bosses-and can leave them with little ability to speak up.

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