Red Dot Foundation

Red Dot Foundation

March 3, 2022 |
Author: ElsaMarie Dsilva, Founder and President of Red Dot Foundation Global
‘Be the change you wish to see in the world.’ - Mahatma Gandhi Almost ten years ago I launched Safecity, a crowdsourcing platform to collate anonymous stories of sexual and gender-based violence. These stories are geotagged and appear as pins… Read more
Banned Books – Mapping an Allyship Journey

Banned Books – Mapping an Allyship Journey

February 24, 2022 |
Author: Shoba Viswanathan, Senior Manager of Development and Civic Engagement, Indiaspora
“Books are a form of political action. Books are knowledge. Books are reflection. Books change your mind.” – Toni Morrison Book banning, the flash button issue in headline news across the United States currently, is also the raging topic in… Read more
“Let Freedom Ring”: A Reflection During Black History Month

“Let Freedom Ring”: A Reflection During Black History Month

February 24, 2022 |
Author: Mary Millben, Singer, Founder and CEO of JMDE Enterprises, Inc
As a child, the voice and stories of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. echoed in the halls of my home. My father, Reverend Michael Millben, would reminisce about his days marching with Dr. King in the Civil Rights Movement and… Read more
Books by Indian Diaspora Leaders: What’s Out

Books by Indian Diaspora Leaders: What’s Out

February 11, 2022 |
Author: Indiaspora Staff
Given the number of fantastic reads that have been recently published by Indian diaspora leaders, we felt compelled to create this page to serve as a resource of several books that are out this month, recently out, or will be… Read more
Reflections on Contemporary Indian American Art: An Inward Journey

Reflections on Contemporary Indian American Art: An Inward Journey

February 8, 2022 |
Author: Padma Rangaswamy, Co-Founder of National Indo-American Museum (NIAM)
I had always seen myself as a writer and a historian, with no more than a peripheral interest in contemporary art, mainly because I never had the opportunity to delve into it deeply enough to understand its abstract complexities.  That… Read more
The Necessary ‘Re-Education’ of America

The Necessary ‘Re-Education’ of America

February 3, 2022 |
Author: Carl McCluster, Founder and Convener of the Connecticut Faith Leaders Collaborative
Although various media formats proliferate airways, and would therefore seem to heighten awareness regarding the challenges that people of color face in every corner of the globe, Black History Month 2022 and the 24 months that preceded it remind us… Read more