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The Politics of Being Brown: Legal and Policy Frontiers

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Date:
October 16, 2014
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Location

Room 1090

Organizer

UM Grisham Law Library and the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation
Email:
jmkirby@go.olemiss.edu

No other student or faculty activities can be scheduled during this time.

Who Can Attend?: Anybody, General Public

Description:

Deepa Iyer served as Executive Director of South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) for nearly a decade. Ms. Iyer has devoted her professional career to advocacy in immigration; civil rights and race relations in a majority-minority nation; hate violence; xenophobia; and Islamophobia in a post 9/11 environment.

In this presentation, Ms. Iyer will discuss the emergence, work, and social, economical, and legal influence of SAALT, a non-profit dedicated to fostering civic and political engagement by South Asian communities in the U.S.

 

Please join us for this special presentation and discussion.

Free and open to the public.

Refreshments and dinner will be provided following the event.