Seema Agnani

Seema Agnani
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Seema Agnani is executive director of National CAPACD, and has nearly 20 years of experience working in the community development and immigrant rights sectors. She is a founder and former executive director of Chhaya CDC.

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.
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Anti-Displacement Organizing Should Start Here

Organizing in AAPI communities has challenges, but their location and composition make them key in the fight against gentrification. Here's why.
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A Message for CFPB’s Kathy Kraninger: Stand with People, Not Profits

The CFPB's new head must unequivocally stand with low-income communities of color and restore public trust.

The President as Developer-in-Chief

People have been asking me what I think about Ben Carson as the nominee to be Secretary of the...