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Apply to the Youth Organizing Institute

DRUM YouthPower! is looking for South Asian and Indo-Caribbean youth ages 14-21 for our 17th Annual leadership development program this summer. The Internship will run 3 days a week (Monday, Wednesday, & Fridays) for approximately 4 hours each day. DRUM members will be prioritized for the internship (Apply before June 2nd 2017 and join DRUM’s…

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Statement to NYC City Council Committee on Public Safety

The Student Safety Act has been a pivotal piece of legislation that has contributed to greater transparency and accountability in education and juvenile justice system. The Student Safety Act data has shown that the work of community based, advocacy, and legal organizations that led the work to win this Policy to end the racial disparities…

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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…

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