What is a SAALT Circle?
- A community-driven space for individuals to come together for 90 minutes each quarter and explore issues affecting South Asians in the US.
- A place to to share personal experiences.
- A way to connect with other community members to strategize ways to address issues.
- An opportunity to create change in your community!
Want to be a SAALT Circle Coordinator?
What does a Coordinator do?
- Volunteer to bring a quarterly SAALT Circle to your community.
- Partner with SAALT to select SAALT Circle topics.
- Secure a place to host a SAALT Circle that is accessible to all participants and can be used consistently.
- Plan an agenda for each SAALT Circle, which may include speakers who are well-versed in the discussion topic; exercise and activities; approachable calls to action; and other engaging pieces.
- Conduct outreach among community members in your area.
How much time does it take?
- SAALT Circles require an average of 5-10 volunteer hours over a 2 month period.
- We encourage 1-2 volunteers to serve as ongoing local SAALT Circle Coordinators.
Want to learn more?
If you are interested in bringing a SAALT Circle to your area, join us for an informational call on February 26, 2014 at 4PM ET. You will hear from SAALT staff as well as local SAALT Circle Coordinators!
Sign-up for the call here.
Learn more about what it takes to coordinate a SAALT Circle in the SAALT Circle Tool Kit.
For questions please contact our Programs Associate, Manpreet Teji, at firstname.lastname@example.org.