Community Police Force

As an organization that has been in the community for 25 years, building strong relationships with other organizations in the area and creating a great rapport with government agencies has

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Photos from the Field

My project consisted of collecting the narrative of Valmiki women in Ahmedabad City. While collecting and listening to their stories during my daily trips to their homes, places of employment

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Rust and Glass

After navigating a particularly tight squeeze between two homes on, what I’m assuming was, a walking path, our truck came to a stop in the middle of a small hamlet.

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Reflections on My Fellowship Journey

My Father’s Name
 
One of my first overnight field visits was in the Bellary district of northern Karnataka where my team oversaw sanitation initiatives in several schools. Driving from

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Celebrating Death

My arrival to Madanapalle was a time of personal and professional change for my mentor. She had lost her husband 8 months prior and was slowly adjusting to the change

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A Poem

Being in a group is hard. Not always sure what I can offer. What my place is.
I flourish in intimate conversations with strangers,
yet struggle to show up within

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About Shame

Does shame make us healthier?
 
I felt a deep sense of discomfort as I watched a government school teacher ask a young girl stand up in morning assembly and

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Run for India, Run for AIF

A supporter of American India Foundation in Chicago, Ritu Jain shares her reflections organizing a 5k run to raise awareness and funds for AIF.
By Ritu Jain
I’m a wife,

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Teaching Others

Ashvini Parmar’s father dreamed that his daughter would one day become an engineer. Unfortunately, he never had the chance to see his daughter grow up beyond grade school as he

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Students are Eager to Learn

With a graceful ease, Nisha Chavda switches on her tablet, clicks on the computer icon, and turns up the volume. Today, she is learning about measuring temperature at different scales.

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