Tag South Asia

Desis Rising Up & Moving (South Asia Immigrant Workers)


Desis Rising Up & Moving  (South Asia Immigrant Workers)

DRUM – Desis Rising Up and Moving is a multigenerational, membership led organization of working class South Asian immigrants in New York City.  Desi is a common term used by people of South Asian descent to identify as people from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and parts of the diaspora including Africa, England, Fiji, Guyana, and Trinidad.


Andolan (South Asian Community Organization)


Andolan organizes low-income, South Asian workers to fight against injustices faced because of abusive employers. Andolan envisions a world in which all workers are treated with respect and dignity.