SAALT Chicago Townhall: The Future of South Asians in the U.S.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Join us to learn about how we can all build The Future for South Asians in the U.S. on Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 6th in Niles, Illi­nois. South Asian Amer­i­cans Lead­ing Togeth­er (SAALT) will be part­ner­ing with Chicagoland com­mu­ni­ty orga­ni­za­tions to host this crit­i­cal forum address­ing the impact of immi­gra­tion pol­i­cy in the U.S. on the South Asian com­mu­ni­ty.

This excit­ing Town Hall will include:
  • A Resource Fair, fea­tur­ing local South Asian com­mu­ni­ty orga­ni­za­tions.
  • A pan­el dis­cus­sion on sev­er­al key local and nation­al poli­cies that impact South Asian Amer­i­cans

 

The Resource Fair will allow com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers to con­nect with local orga­ni­za­tions serv­ing and work­ing with South Asian Amer­i­can com­mu­ni­ties. Indo-Amer­i­can Cen­terSouth Asian Amer­i­cans Pol­i­cy and Research Insti­tute (SAAPRI)Ham­dard Cen­terApna Ghar, the Coun­cil on Amer­i­can Islam­ic Rela­tions — Chica­go (CAIR-Chica­go), and more local orga­ni­za­tions will be avail­able to answer your ques­tions aboutim­mi­gra­tion, health care, pub­lic ben­e­fits, and DACA.
There will also be a pan­el dis­cus­sion with local advo­cates for the South Asian com­mu­ni­ty, shar­ing how cur­rent nation­al and state-lev­el poli­cies affect our com­mu­ni­ties, H4 visa hold­ers, DACA recip­i­ents, and the DREAM Act. There will also be infor­ma­tion about the 2020 Cen­sus, and how pro­posed changes will like­ly impact the South Asian com­mu­ni­ty.
For a full list of our co-spon­sors and speak­ers please vis­it and RSVP on our Eventbrite page for The Future of South Asians in the U.S. on Sat­ur­day, Octo­ber 6th at Cul­ver Ele­men­tary School.
We look for­ward to see­ing you there!

CONTACT: Sophia Qureshi, sophia@saalt.org