Deepa Iyer

Deepa Iyer
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Deepa Iyer served as executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT) for 10 years, and is currently a senior adviser at Building Movement Project and the author of "We Too Sing America: South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future."

Lessons from Post 9/11 America for a Post-COVID Society

A post-COVID society can look different from post 9/11 America if we reject racism, focus on the most vulnerable communities, and balance rapid response with long-term strategies that tackle systemic disparities.