Tuesday, April 11, 2006

Immigrant Organizing

by Saurav Sarkar for Gotham Gazette, April, 2006

...When DRUM (which stands for Desis Rising Up & Moving) began in the year 2000, its executive director Monami Maulik says, the idea was not to provide social services nor even to do advocacy, but rather to build up membership as a way of strengthening the community of South Asians in New York City. But that same year DRUM began working on police harassment in and around Jackson Heights...
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