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White House Announces Task Force To Address Hate Crimes

posted by Randall

White HouseWhite House officials Thursday  announced the formation of a high-level task force to address hate violence nationwide, including violence aimed at South Asian, Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Arab, and Middle Eastern communities.  South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) applauded the announcement as a critical step forward for our communities nationwide.  SAALT is deeply engaged in addressing … Read more


Colorlines: Tensions Between South Asians & Blacks May Be Averted in Ferguson

posted by Randall

FergusonThe tensions after the verdict in the Rodney King beating between Korean Americans and blacks in Los Angeles appear to have been averted between South Asian and African Americans in Ferguson.

Deepa Iyer is the former executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together. She went to Ferguson this week to take part in the … Read more

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Asian Fortune: South Asian American Coalition embarks on new beginning

posted by Randall

Suman RaghunathanThe new executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together or SAALT has the energy, passion and smarts you would expect of someone leading a national civil rights organization.

Just two months into her new job and the second Executive Director SAALT has ever had, Suman Raghunathan is traveling the country meeting the community she … Read more

Community Issues

SAALT names new Executive Director

posted by Randall

Suman RaghunathanSouth Asian Americans Leading Together or SAALT has named Suman Raghunathan its news executive director.

Raghunathan will take over from Deepa Iyer who has been with the organization for more than ten years and who will stay on as a strategic advisor in a consultancy role.

Raghunathan will begin her new position on February 3. … Read more


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