Out of the Shadows: Immigrant Workers Speak out Against Sexual Harassment

While celebrities, elected officials, and heads of corporations remain in the headlines, low-wage workers–especially women of color and immigrants--remain on the frontlines of sexual harassment and abuse at work. At the same time, low-wage working women are on the frontlines of organizing for change and fighting back against sexual harassment.

To bring to light the stories of women from across low-wage industries, Arise Chicago members created a video on their own experiences of sexual harassment. Arise members shared stories and advice in hopes of reaching other women–to help break societal stigma and fear, and to educate workers on what to do in cases of harassment on the job.

Arise is proud to support our members and all workers who speak out against and organize to end sexual harassment.