Cultural Memories of Nonviolent Struggles pp Cite as. On 5 Augusta white supremacist neo-Nazi gunman stormed a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, killing six worshippers. The horrific attack was only one of thousands of acts of domestic terrorism directed at Sikh and Muslim communities — indeed at all South Asian communities regardless of faith — across the US in the wake of 11 September
There is a simple explanation to Sayu Bhojwani's relentless devotion to improving the lives of America's immigrants. But her commitment to the immigrant cause -- leading Bhojwani to start not one, but multiple organizations to move forward that mission -- come as no surprise to anyone with an understanding of her own, itinerant upbringing. Born in India to Sindhi parents inBhojwani became quickly acclimated to the idea of not fitting in when she -- then four -- and her family migrated to Belize.
Please give her a big round of applause. She did an outstanding job. Well, to all of you, welcome to Washington.
While acts of violence and hate are not new to our community, complacency and continued acts of hate are not the reality that we are willing to accept. This vision will continue to remain highly relevant in the days, months, and years ahead. We know that AAPIP plays an important role bringing philanthropy and community together to address unmet needs in our community.
Our health outreach programs target those who are not currently receiving basic health services, including new immigrant families, the linguistically isolated and those without basic health insurance. Further, most Asian immigrants are from countries wherein certain infectious diseases such as Hepatitis B and tuberculosis are highly prevalent and the risk for chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease grows at an alarming rate. In our health outreach efforts, we seek to establish partnerships with our local Public Health and health care providers in developing long-term, self-sustaining initiatives to improve the health status among Asians and other minority groups, to increase access to health programs and services and to decrease health disparities.
I n her acclaimed short story Justice Shiva Ram MurthyRishi Reddi follows the troubling and intriguing experiences of an Indian who travels to America to live with his daughter. A judge in his homeland, he grapples, among many other things, with the loss of status in a culture he has difficulty understanding. The story, which first appeared in the Harvard Review 's fall issue, was chosen among the 20 stories in the edition of The Best American Short Stories by guest editor Michael Chabon, a Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and short story writer.
Mentioned in? References in periodicals archive? As if we needed another reminder that American life these days is a bubbling cauldron of rage and resentment, comedian Hari Kondabolu, who is South Asian American, has given us a new documentary that takes aim at one of the few things that isn't yet broken about our culture: The Simpsons.
Our ultimate vision is dignity and full inclusion for all. SAALT is the only national, staffed South Asian organization that advocates around issues affecting South Asian communities through a social justice framework. August 5,
Read more. Need admin access? South Asian Americans Leading Together SAALTformerly known as South Asian American Leaders of Tomorrow, is a national, non-profit organization dedicated to fostering an environment in which all South Asians in America can participate fully in civic and political life, and have influence over policies that affect them.