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June 2014
Free

Meet and Greet in Chicago

June 19, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fat Cat Bar & Grill, 4840 N Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60640 United States
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September 2014
Free

Briefing and Release of Report: Under Suspicion, Under Attack

September 9, 2014 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
U.S. Capitol Visitors Center, Rooom: SVC 203-02
Washington, DC United States
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RSVP by Friday, September 5 here South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Middle Eastern, and Arab communities are subject to an increasingly hostile climate in the United States, characterized by higher levels of xenophobic political rhetoric and hate violence. SAALT's forthcoming report, Under Suspicion, Under Attack, documents nearly 160 reports of xenophobic political rhetoric and hate violence within the last three years and identifies trends, impact, and better practices to address these issues. Please join us for this briefing to learn…

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Chicago Briefing on Report: Under Suspicion, Under Attack

September 26, 2014 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Center on Halsted, 3656 N Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
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Join us and the Center for New Community on September 26th at 3:30pm for a community briefing on our new report, Under Suspicion, Under Attack.  We'll discuss key findings on hate violence and the rising tide of xenophobic political rhetoric targeting our communities nationwide, as well as highlight best practices to respond.  Click here to RSVP for this event.

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Idli & Immigration: Strategy Session

September 27, 2014 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Chicago Public Library-Northtown Branch, 6435 N. California Avenue
Chicago, IL 60645 United States
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On September 27th, SAALT is partnering with the South Asian American Policy and Research Institute (SAAPRI) for an 'Idli & Immigration Strategy Session' to discuss ways the South Asian community can bring about change. Join us at 2:00pm for an engaging discussion about immigration reform and how to raise your voice at the local and national levels. Click here to RSVP for this strategy session.

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October 2014
Free

Be the Change 2014

October 4, 2014

Be the Change is an annual national day of service coordinated by South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) to inspire and foster civic engagement and stronger communities through volunteerism and community service. Every year, thousands of participants across the country collectively contribute numerous hours of community service in the spirit of Mahatma Gandhi’s famous quote, “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” This year’s theme of Be the Change is “Stand Together, Serve Together” encouraging people of…

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DC Screening of Freedom Summer

October 23, 2014 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Gompers Room, AFL-CIO, 815 16th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006 United States
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American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) and South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) invite you to join a very special free screening of Freedom Summer, followed by a panel connecting Freedom Summer to today’s ongoing and critical Civil Rights struggles and strategies for building collective action. Light refreshments will be provided. Venue is accessible. The film will be screened in English with no subtitles. Interpretation for the panel may be available upon advance request. Please RSVP at…

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December 2014

Join SAALT for a Year-end New York City Reception!

December 8, 2014 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ayza Wine and Chocolate Bar, 1 Seventh Avenue South
New York, NY 10014
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RSVP by Wednesday, December 3rd to enter to win $400 in Southwest Airlines tickets! Join SAALT for a year-end progress report on our work to strengthen South Asian communities nationwide and build a voice for our communities in Washington, D.C. Check out this year's highlights, what's coming up next year, and how you can plug in. Appetizers and a wine tasting menu will be provided. Suggested donation: $65/person For more information or to RSVP, contact Deborah Fletcher: deborah@saalt.org SAALT has…

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April 2015

National South Asian Summit 2015

April 10, 2015 - April 13, 2015
American University | Washington College of Law, 4801 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016
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The National South Asian Summit 2015 will convene South Asian organizations, advocates, and allies from across the U.S. on April 10-13, 2015 in Washington, D.C. The Summit is an opportunity for organizational leaders and community members to: engage with policymakers and government agencies; participate in a learning environment; discuss emerging issues in the South Asian community and the country as a whole; and, strategize to achieve best practices, discuss collective solutions, and agree to common principles using a progressive, social justice framework.

The National South Asian Summit 2015 is hosted by South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) and the South Asian Law Students Association (SALSA) of the American University Washington College of Law as part of the Founder’s Day Celebration.

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January 2017

South Asians Before the Storm

January 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
L’Apicio, 13 E First Street
New York, NY
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On January 18, 2017, join South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) and South Asian community leaders in New York as we prepare for a new administration. We will take stock of our communities' diverse needs, share perspectives, identify our collective priorities, and chart a path forward that builds upon our strength, unity, and resilience. This will be a space for understanding, reflection, community building, and action, and we hope you can gather with us at this pivotal time for our…

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April 2017

National South Asian Summit 2017

April 21 - April 24
Trinity Washington University, 125 Michigan Ave., NE, Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., 20017 United States
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The National South Asian Summit 2017 will convene hundreds of South Asian organizations, advocates, and allies from across the U.S. on April 21-24, 2017 in Washington, D.C.  The 2017 Summit will be the 10-year anniversary for this epic gathering, and will provide an opportunity to build skills that will deepen your organization’s work and your individual leadership, connect with government officials and congressional offices, expand your networks, and strategize with diverse leaders, advocates, and allies to demand justice, create change, and claim…

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