Tag Archive for: site visits

The Issue of Colorism

A few days ago I meet Atish. Atish is a memeber of the Chara community, an extremely oppressed group in India that are constantly referred to as the community of criminals. This community has faced many struggles ranging from job refusal to people refusing to sell houses to them. Despite these struggles, the Chara community […]

Building Islands of Inclusiveness

Criminals From Birth

Today we traveled to chharana (forgive my spelling) —  A place located in East Ahmedabad that housed a group of people who were a denotarized tribe or in other words a criminal tribe. As soon as we arrived I felt this overwhelming sadness in my heart. The place was very different then the other places […]