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.
Learn more about what it takes to coordinate a SAALT Circle in the SAALT Circle Tool Kit.
For questions please contact our Programs Associate, Vidushani Jayalal, at firstname.lastname@example.org.