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DRUM’s Testimony to the City Council on Community Policing

DRUM submitted to following testimony to the New York City Council Public Safety Committee: I am submitting this testimony on behalf of DRUM-South Asian Organizing Center. DRUM fights for low-wage workers, South Asian immigrants, and issues such as unfair policing of our communities. We join many other New Yorkers in being concerned about the proposal […]

March 5, 2015
DRUM youth members stand in solidarity with Black and Latino Students

The Youth, United, Will Never Be Defeated! DRUM Youth Statement at Discipline Code Conference

On March 2, 2015, DRUM youth members spoke out at an action coordinated by Dignity in School Campaign before the Discipline Code Hearing. Below is the statement they read at the action: Slideshows require the Flash Player and a browser with Javascript support. Today, we reflect on the organizing work of young people of color who have fought to […]

March 3, 2015

Community Speakout and Action On Policing and Anti-Black Racism

In light of the refusal of grand juries to indict the officers who killed Mike Brown in Ferguson, and who killed Eric Garner in NYC, DRUM members joined the city-wide mobilizations condemning police violence and racism. In order to bring the conversation back into our communities, DRUM organized a speak out, with over 100 people, to discuss […]

December 15, 2014