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Andolan (Organization)


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Andolan (Organizing South Asian Workers) Records

Identifier: WAG.354
Abstract Andolan (Organizing South Asian Workers) is a non-governmental, membership based group in the New York City area that organizes and advocates on behalf of South Asian immigrant workers, with particular focus on Bangladeshi, Pakistani, Indian, Nepalese, and Sri Lankan workers in the retail, food service, and domestic work industries, many of whom are women. Founded in 1998 by Gulnahar (Nahar) Alam, Andolan's goal is to support and empower working-class communities to realize their rights and...
Dates: 1992-2012; Majority of material found within 1998-2005