Heath Wickline of the “Domestic Worker Safety & Dignity Project”
Heath Wickline works at Underground Advertising developing the social marketing campaign for the Domestic Worker's Project.
Over the past ten years, I’ve worked with many organizations on issues ranging from economic justice to the environment, healthcare to racial justice, but my work related to immigration and the rights of immigrants have always had a special resonance for me. How we treat those who choose to come to this country to live their lives; our ability to accept people from different cultures and learn from them; our capacity for seeing ourselves, and what it means to be American. I think all of these things say a great deal about who we are as a country, and who we want to be.
When my wife and I moved to Ireland for a year after graduating from college, I was constantly struck by the Irish love of language. The love of literature and word-play among people from all walks of life really helped me to crystallize what it is about language, and communications, that I love so much, myself.
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This report (PDF 3.8MB) offers guidance for community organizations and those who fund social change in how best to harness the power of local media-making for community health improvement. Spanish-language version is now available. Una versión en español de este informe esta en la web.