Meet Obalesha Bheemappa: US Tour May-June 2016

Obalesha Bheemappa

Obalesha Bheemappa works for the eradication of manual scavenging and for right to health, particularly for the Dalit community.

The Association for India’s Development is pleased to announce that Mr. Obalesha Bheemappa will deliver the keynote address at the “Silver Jubilee” conference in the 25th year of AID, to take place at the University of Maryland, College Park on May 28-30, 2016.  Obalesha garu has worked for decades in the field of health rights, workers rights, and Dalit rights as part of the Safai Karmachari Kavalu Samithi (Sanitation Workers Watchdog Committee) and the People’s Health Movement in Karnataka.

Read more about Obalesha garu on the AID Conference website.

He has kindly agreed to visit AID chapters and raise awareness about the efforts his organization is carrying out to eradicate the illegal practice of manual scavenging and to ensure health and dignity for all.

Obalesh Bheemappa United States Travel Itinerary
May 19th – May 21st – Bay Area, California (AID Bay Area Chapter)
Sunday, May 22nd  – Ann Arbor  (AID Ann Arbor Chapter)
May 28th – 30th – Washington DC (AID Conference)
Saturday, June 4th – New York City (AID New York chapter)
Sunday, June 5th – Boston (AID Boston Chapter)
Saturday, June 11th –  Washington DC (AID DC Metro Chapter)
Saturday June 18th – Raleigh, North Carolina (AID Duke RTP Chapter)
Sunday June 19th – Bay Area , California (AID Bay Area Chapter)


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