On Growing Up Indian in America

On Growing Up Indian in America

May 13, 2013 |
Growing up in America provides a very unique set of challenges for the young Indian.  First of all, your parents will berate you from birth about getting good grades so that you can have an illustrious career in medicine, thereby… Read more
An Undesirable Export from India

An Undesirable Export from India

April 7, 2013 |
Recently, the nonprofit I work with received a letter from a man who said he was writing to us as a “last resort.”  He was asking for help dealing with toxic pollution in his neighborhood in India, half a world… Read more
India’s Recent Budget Tells the Unspoken Truth

India’s Recent Budget Tells the Unspoken Truth

March 3, 2013 |
The national budget announced today, March 1, 2013, tells a lot about the nature of India’s prosperity being experienced in recent years. It is not so much the lower growth rate of 6% projected for next year that troubles ordinary… Read more

POVERTY IN THE INDIAN AMERICAN COMMUNITY

February 22, 2013 |
  The Indian American (or Asian Indian as defined by the US Census) population in 2010 stood at 3.2 million, a 68 percent increase from 1.9 million in 2000. Of this about 2.9 million were solely of Indian heritage and… Read more