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SAPHA Co-sponsors Event: South Asians in Defense of Black Lives: Conversation with Zoé Samudzi

Art by Khushboo Kataria Gulati

South Asians across the United States must organize ourselves to amplify the demands of the Movement for Black Lives. Join national South Asian organizations to discuss how to organize our community associations, businesses, families, and religious institutions to divest from policing, push for anti-racist policies, and practice intra-racial solidarity that builds safer communities.

Zoé Samudzi is a writer, photographer, and sociology doctoral candidate at the University of California – San Francisco. She is a Black abolitionist, Buddhist, and Ambedkarite.

Event: South Asians in Defense of Black Lives: Conversation with Zoé Samudzi

Co-hosts: South Asians for Black Lives, Desis Rising Up and Moving (DRUM), Equality Labs, SAALT, Jakara Movement, Adhikaar, South Dakota Voices for Peace, API Chaya, South Asian Public Health Association, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Atlanta, SAHARA, ASATA, 18 Million Rising, Chaya CDC, Stand with Kashmir.

Date: Friday, June 12th, 2020
Time: 6:00pm ET/3:00pm PT

Equality Labs has a list of resources on South Asians for Black Lives and has uploaded a live recording of the event here.