In season 2’s kickoff episode, Christina chats with Deepa Iyer, a Senior Fellow at Race Forward, writer, activist, and lawyer. They talk about solidarity in Asian communities, her book We Too Sing America, and mentorship for womxn of color.
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Get to Know the Guest:
Deepa Iyer is a South Asian American writer, activist, and lawyer. Deepa began her work in national and local Asian American organizations in Washington, DC. In the wake of 9/11, she helped to shape the formation of South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), a national non-profit civil rights organization, which she led for ten years. Deepa is the author of We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future. She is currently a Senior Fellow at Race Forward, working on movement building projects related to multiracial solidarity practices.
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Visit her website: www.deepaiyer.com
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Listen to the Solidarity Is This podcast.
Buy Her Book: We Too Sing America; South Asian, Arab, Muslim and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future (The New Press)
Read her Letter to the Revolution.