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Joy M. Zarembka is the operations director for the [[Institute for Policy Studies]]. She was formerly director of the [[Break the Chain Campaign]], a coalition of legal and social service agencies, ethnically based organizations, social action groups and individuals devoted to protecting the rights of the migrant domestic working community. The Campaign has primarily focused on domestic workers who have entered the United States through a special visa program that grants international bureaucrats and diplomats the privilege of bringing hired help in from overseas. Most of these domestic workers are poor women from developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America who enter the United States on temporary A-3 or G-5 visas.<ref>[http://www.ips-dc.org/staff/joy] IPS website, staff bio of Joy Zarembka, accessed July 15, 2010</ref>
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==Background==
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Joy  Zarembka was "born, bred and buttered" in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She received her undergraduate degree from Haverford College and Master's degree from Yale University in International Relations. As a Student Professor at Haverford, she designed and taught the advanced-level course, "Sociology of Knowledge." Before coming to the Campaign, Joy had traveled to Burundi - a small country in Central Africa currently experiencing civil war - to conduct conflict resolution workshops between different ethnic groups there, while participating in a project to reconstruct a destroyed guesthouse. Joy Zarembka has traveled widely throughout Eastern and Southern Africa.
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In February 2002, Joy was named one of the [[Women's Information Networks]]'s Young Women of Achievement for the year.<ref>[http://www.ips-dc.org/staff/joy] IPS website, staff bio of Joy Zarembka, accessed July 15, 2010</ref>
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==Letelier-Moffitt selection panel==
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The [[Institute for Policy Studies]]' 33rd Annual [[Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards]], were awarded, Thursday, October 15, 2009.
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Members of the selection panel were;<ref>[http://warisacrime.org/node/46100, War Is A Crime .org, You're Invited to the 33rd Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards, Thursday, October 15, 2009, By Anonymous - Posted on 16 September 2009]</ref>
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*[[Sarah Anderson]], [[Institute for Policy Studies]]
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* [[Fred Azcarate]], [[AFL-CIO]]
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* [[Marie Dennis]], [[Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns]]
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* [[Joe Eldridge]], Chaplain, American University
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* [[Jill Gay]], Activist
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* [[Adam Isacson]], [[Center for International Policy]]
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* [[Peter Kornbluh]], [[National Security Archive]]
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* [[Isabel Morel de Letelier]]
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* [[E. Ethelbert Miller]], Howard University
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* [[Joy Olson]], [[Washington Office on Latin America]]
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* [[Barbara Shailor]], [[AFL-CIO]]
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* [[Joy Zarembka]], [[Institute for Policy Studies]]
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[[Category:Institute for Policy Studies]]
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==References==
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{{reflist|2}}
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[[Category:Institute for Policy Studies]]

Latest revision as of 03:22, 17 January 2013

Joy Zarembka

Joy M. Zarembka is the operations director for the Institute for Policy Studies. She was formerly director of the Break the Chain Campaign, a coalition of legal and social service agencies, ethnically based organizations, social action groups and individuals devoted to protecting the rights of the migrant domestic working community. The Campaign has primarily focused on domestic workers who have entered the United States through a special visa program that grants international bureaucrats and diplomats the privilege of bringing hired help in from overseas. Most of these domestic workers are poor women from developing countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America who enter the United States on temporary A-3 or G-5 visas.[1]

Background

Joy Zarembka was "born, bred and buttered" in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She received her undergraduate degree from Haverford College and Master's degree from Yale University in International Relations. As a Student Professor at Haverford, she designed and taught the advanced-level course, "Sociology of Knowledge." Before coming to the Campaign, Joy had traveled to Burundi - a small country in Central Africa currently experiencing civil war - to conduct conflict resolution workshops between different ethnic groups there, while participating in a project to reconstruct a destroyed guesthouse. Joy Zarembka has traveled widely throughout Eastern and Southern Africa.

In February 2002, Joy was named one of the Women's Information Networks's Young Women of Achievement for the year.[2]

Letelier-Moffitt selection panel

The Institute for Policy Studies' 33rd Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards, were awarded, Thursday, October 15, 2009.

Members of the selection panel were;[3]

References

  1. [1] IPS website, staff bio of Joy Zarembka, accessed July 15, 2010
  2. [2] IPS website, staff bio of Joy Zarembka, accessed July 15, 2010
  3. War Is A Crime .org, You're Invited to the 33rd Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards, Thursday, October 15, 2009, By Anonymous - Posted on 16 September 2009