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Maid For This Moment - A United Way event

Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother’s Will to Survive

Join the United Way on August 24 at the Indiana Historical Society to hear from Stephanie Land as she recounts her harrowing saga as a single mom navigating the poverty trap. Her unflinching and inspiring testimony exposed the physical, economic, and social brutality that domestic workers face, all while radiating a parent's hope and resilience. Stephanie’s 2019 memoir explores poverty, surviving domestic violence and her experiences cleaning houses as a single mother. It was adapted as a Netflix miniseries, “Maid,” in 2021.

Leading up to the August event, United Way is hosting a free summer educational series featuring panel discussions on three topics covered in the memoir and Netflix series: July 13: The "Benefits Cliff" July 27: Early Childhood Education Aug. 17: Domestic Violence Survivorship Each event features a panel of local experts and community leaders and will be held from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at United Way's headquarters. Seating is limited - so click here to reserve your spot today! >

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