Bernice Yeung: “The Invisible #MeToos: The fight to end sexual violence against America’s most vulnerable workers”

September 24, 2018
2:00 pmto3:30 pm

Lewis Lounge
Knight Law Center
1515 Agate St.

Race, Ethnicities, and Inequalities Colloquium

“The Invisible #MeToos: The fight to end sexual violence against America’s most vulnerable workers”

Bernice Yeung, Investigative Reporter
Reveal (Center for Investigative Reporting)

From the Reveal website: “Bernice Yeung is a reporter for Reveal, covering race and gender. Her work examines issues related to violence against women, labor and employment, immigration, and environmental health.

“Yeung was part of the national Emmy-nominated Rape in the Fields reporting team, which investigated the sexual assault of immigrant farmworkers. The project won an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award and a Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and was a finalist for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting.

Bernice Yeung / Credit: Rachel de Leon/Reveal

“Yeung also was the lead reporter for the national Emmy-nominated Rape on the Night Shift team, which examined sexual violence against female janitors. That work won an Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, the Society of Professional Journalists Sigma Delta Chi Award for investigative journalism, and the Third Coast/Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Competition. Those projects led to ​​her first book in 2018, In a Day’s Work: The Fight to End Sexual Violence Against America’s Most Vulnerable Workers.” 

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs, Center for the Study of Women in Society, School of Journalism & Communication, and the UO School of Law.

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