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Preventing Violence, Promoting Justice

Sakhi for South Asian Women

Preventing Violence, Promoting Justice

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For the first time in Sakhi for South Asian Women's 20-plus years, we will be hosting a game-changing summit for social justice leaders! 

Preventing Violence, Promoting Justice:

A summit organized by Sakhi for South Asian Women. 

Co-sponsored by the Women of Color Policy Network at the NYU Wagner School of Public Service and the Barnard Center for Research on Women.

Join us as we take a stand together, marking Indigenous People’s Day as a day when, together, we will begin to create a new, community-focused vision and a plan for action that includes our voices and perspectives.

 More than "anti-violence", we are coming together to talk about what we are for: social justice in all of our communities.




Registration for the full Summit is now CLOSED.  We are unable to accomodate anyone who has not registered. We apologize for this inconvenience.  All seats have been sold out.

Please return to this Eventbrite registration site for updated information until the end of the Summit on October 11, 2011. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach Sakhi at conference@sakhi.org or call us at 212-714-9153 Ext: 114. 



Preventing Violence, Promoting Justice will provide the opportunity to explore the intersections among domestic violence, immigration, economic justice, philanthropy, health and other related movements for social justice and to mobilize action between and beyond current frameworks. We want to shift the focus to our communities and create a new community-based, collaborative vision that reflects our histories and experiences!


Alisa Del Tufo is the Founder and Director of Threshold Collaborative.

Rashida Manjoo is the UN Rapporteur on Violence Against Women.

Karen Morgaine is a Professor of Sociology at California State University.

Sujatha Jesudason is the Executive Director and founder of Generations Ahead.

Loretta J. Ross is the National Coordinator of the SisterSong Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective.

Lynn M. Paltrow is the Founder and Executive Director of National Advocates for Pregnant Women.

Beckie Masaki is the Associate Director of the API Institute on Domestic Violence of the Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum.

Zeinab Eyega is the Founder and Executive Director of Sauti Yetu Center for African Women.

Grace Yoon is the Executive Director of the Korean American Family Service Center.

Mimi Kim is the Founder and Executive Director of Creative Interventions.

Kathy Sanchez is the Manager of Environmental Health and Justice Program & Gathering for Mother Earth, Tewa Women United.

Corrine Sanchez is the Executive Director of Tewa Women United.


The Summit will also have special performances by Climbing Poetree (who use art and creativity as weapon, medicine, voice and vision as the antidote to violence and destruction) and The Sugaran Tour (who use fiction, poetry, and dance to weave new conditions from buried histories to survive multiple oppressions).



Preventing Violence, Promoting Justice will be held at New York University’s Kimmel Center, at 60 Washington Square South, Manhattan, New York, 10012, which is just a few blocks, or a half-mile, from the summit hotel (see hotel information below).  NYU is located near the 8th Street/NYU stop on the N and the R subway lines, and also near the West 4th Street stop for the A, B, C, D, E, F and M lines. 



All summit attendees are responsible for arranging their own lodging.  As of September 15th, our block of rooms at the Hampton Inn - SoHo is sold-out.  If you are in need of a hotel, please contact Mr. John Solema, Sales Coordinator, directly at 212-226-6288, extension 3007, and tell him you are with the Sakhi for South Asian Women summit.  He may be able to find a room at the hotel's current nightly rate. You may visit www.HamptonSohoNYC.com for more information on the hotel.

If you have missed out on our room block, and are unable to secure a room at the Hampton Inn - SoHo, we suggest searching a site like kayak.com or hotwire.com for the zip code 10012 to find a comparably priced hotel room that's near to NYU campus.

For best rates, don’t delay in booking your hotel, travel and registering for Preventing Violence, Promoting Justice.

For more information, please visit www.sakhi.org/summit2011/about.php or email us at conference@sakhi.org.


All summit attendees are responsible for contacting our travel agency, MGM Travel/Travel Leaders, to book their own long-distance travel.  You may contact them via telephone at 404-629-2992 or 800-423-9522, or email Muriel Morse at mgmtravel@bellsouth.net.  Please mention Sakhi for South Asian Women.



Summit goers are responsible for their own local transportation costs in New York City while attending the event.  The site for this gathering is on the New York University Campus, which is accessible via public transportation


Due to enthusiastic response, we are no longer in need of volunteers for the summit.

We are looking forward to seeing you at this historical event, October 10th and 11th, 2011 in New York City.

The event is organized by Sakhi for South Asian Women, hosted by the Women of Color Policy Network at the New York University Wagner School of Public Service.


 Barnard Center for Research on Women , Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence, The Rubin Museum of Art.



Colorlines, Feministing, Women's Media Center, Women in Media and News


Contact us:

212-714-9153 Ext 114

Have questions about Preventing Violence, Promoting Justice ? Contact Sakhi for South Asian Women


New York University Kimmel Center
60 Washington Square S
New York


Sakhi for South Asian Women

Sakhi exists to end violence against women. We unite survivors, communities, and institutions to eradicate domestic violence as we work together to create strong and healthy communities. Sakhi uses an integrated approach that combines support and empowerment through service delivery, community engagement, media advocacy, and policy initiatives.

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