COVID - Fundraisers, Webinars

AID has been organizing regular online events to connect people to our partners and friends on the ground. Below, you’ll find the events we are hosting.

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29
May

Farm & Food Security: Impact of Covid & Climate Change

Join AID volunteers to hear from Divya Veluguri and Kiran Vissa about farm and food security in India in the times of Covid-19 and climate change. Register at go.umd.edu/farming-covid When May 31 | 8.30 AM PT | 11.30 AM ET | 9 PM IST About the Speakers Divya Veluguri is a research assistant at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public...
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25
May

Farm & Food Security: Impact of Covid & Climate Change

Join AID volunteers to hear from Divya Veluguri and Kiran Vissa about farm and food security in India in the times of Covid-19 and climate change. Register at go.umd.edu/farming-covid When May 31 | 8.30 AM PT | 11.30 AM ET | 9 PM IST About the Speakers Divya Veluguri is a research assistant at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public...
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15
May

Webinar on domestic and sexual abuse during Covid times | May 17

Join us for a webinar THIS Sunday, May 17th on Combating Domestic & Sexual abuse during COVID times, with two of our partners Tara Ahluwalia & Priti Jha – advocates for action against gender crimes in India. The lockdown has led to a disproportionately distressing plight for many survivors. Please join us to hear first-hand about the hard-hitting ground realities...
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13
May

Indian Ocean Concert for COVID Relief | May 16

Thanks so much Indian Ocean and Vilas Nayak for the uplifting concert in these challenging times.  You can watch the recording of the concert on facebook.  To make a donation please scroll down or click  Donate to COVID Relief Fund. MAKE A DONATION With millions of workers still stranded and many walking thousands of kilometers to their villages, people whose...
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08
May

Health Rights for All | Webinar on May 10

Register to join the Zoom webinar: ter.ps/healthcov19 on Right to Health and what it means in COVID times – a discussion with Doctors & Health champions who attend to diverse demographics in India. Join us to advocate for Health for all! When May 10 | 8.30 AM PT | 11.30 AM ET | 9 PM IST About the Speakers Dr. Abhay...
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06
May

Fundraising calls with partners on May 9

AID has been facilitating online calls with partners at the front lines of Covid-19 relief, to connect them to volunteers and donors across the world. This weekend, we have a more such fundraising calls lined up – AID DC-Metro is organizing a call Conversation with Chintan on Saturday, May 9, 7.30 PM IST/ 10:00 AM EST/ 7:00 AM PT. Chintan...
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05
May

Webinar on West Bengal Covid Relief effort | May 9

AID Responds to COVID crisis in Bengal AID–US chapters are hosting a webinar on Saturday, 9th May at 1 pm EDT with Sankar Halder from “Mukti”, an NGO working at the grassroots of Sundarbans, and Partha Dey working on issues faced by stranded migrant laborers of West Bengal. The lockdown has had a disproportionately distressing impact on marginalized sections and the consequences are dire. Sankar Halder &...
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30
Apr

Workers’ Rights and the Covid-19 crisis | Webinar on May 3

  Surviving lockdown, reaching home, avoiding the virus. On top of these pressing concerns, hundreds of millions of Indians face an intensifying struggle for livelihoods in the time of the Covid-19 crisis. Join AID in hearing from fellow travellers Aruna Roy, Rohit Prajapati and Bhakti and Nithya of the Stranded Workers Action Network, for our Sunday webinar on Workers’ Rights...
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24
Apr

Caste, gender, and communal identity and the COVID-19 crisis

How has India’s response to COVID-19 impacted discrimination based on religion, caste and gender identity? Join‌ ‌us‌ ‌to‌ ‌hear‌ ‌from‌ ‌AID‌ ‌partners‌ ‌working‌ ‌on‌ ‌the‌ ‌frontlines,‌ ‌encountering‌ ‌and‌ ‌standing‌ ‌up‌ ‌against‌ ‌discrimination‌ ‌and‌ ‌advocating‌ for Right ‌To Equal Justice for all. Date: Sunday, 26 April 2020 Time: 8:30 AM Pacific Time, 11:30 AM Eastern time, 9 PM India Time To...
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22
Apr

Dr. Abhay Shukla: Public health in the time of COVID 19

How is the COVID-19 epidemic spreading in India and how will the health care system be able to respond?  Dr. Abhay Shukla of SATHI and Jan Swasthya Abhiyan (People’s Health Movement) discussed these in the latest lecture in a series hosted by Solidarity Across Distances. Solidarity across Distances brings critical voices of information and analysis, and brings people together in solidarity...
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