SAAPRI conducts research on issues of importance to South Asian Americans in response to community needs. Projects are designed to foster dialogue, utilize data, and drive social change.
SAAPRI organizes public events to gather input from the community, to disseminate information, and to create a deeper understanding among people of all backgrounds.
SAAPRI’s research and policy work has included initiatives on access to health care, civic engagement, hate crimes, economic development, and immigration.
Are you interested in hearing about recent problems and successes in Illinois elections? Have you ever had positive or negative experiences with any aspect of voting, including registration, early voting, lines on election day, or language assistance? Please come share your experiences at a June 12 hearing hosted by Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights [...]
On Saturday, June 15, 2013, The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders will convene federal officials and faith-based and community leaders in a day-long forum to share key Administration policies on economic growth, immigration, education, and civil rights. The forum will create a space where faith-based and community leaders can meaningfully engage [...]
Panel Discussion on Immigration Reform – Open to Public Co-hosted by South Asian American Policy and Research Institute and Indian American Bar Association of Chicago June 11, 6:00 pm DePaul Law School (25 E. Jackson), Lewis Building, Room 241 The national conversation in recent months has been dominated by comprehensive immigration reform. With South Asian [...]