Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Ann Arbor Art Fair

Henna tattos, Tote bags, clothing for charity

Look out for our stall at Ann Arbor Art Fair for beautiful Henna tattos which have always been a hit among people. We will also have clothing made by "Hunar Revolution", a self-help group of underpriviled women in Jaipur, a place known for its vivid, block-printed textiles. Raised funds go towards support to various social development projects in India.

Date: Thursday-Sunday, June 20-23rd, 2016.
Time: Thursday – Saturday, 10 am – 9 pm Sunday, Noon – 6pm
Venue: Booth #33, Near Fifth and Liberty St., Ann Arbor

PAST EVENTS

Towards Environmental Justice-one community at a time

Talk by Shweta Narayan

Shweta Narayan is an environmental justice activist and coordinator of the Community Environmental Monitoring (CEM) program in India. She has actively volunteered in the fight for justice with ex-workers of the Hindustan Unilever thermometer plant in Kodaikanal. At CEM, she has been aiding local communities in the industrial estate of Cuddalore area by educating them about the importance of environment and by providing technical and legal advice. She has also helped the communities in deploying simple tools to self-monitor their environment. Her work at CEM has benefited many other parts of India. In this talk, she will share her experiences of community-based environmental monitoring in India.

Date: Friday, March 10th, 2017.
Time: 6:00-7:30 PM
Venue: Room 1024, DANA Building, 440 Church Street, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

AID Ann Arbor welcome meeting

Meet new people and get engaged with our energetic volunteers by getting to know about Association for India's development and its work in India.

Date: Wednesday, September 14th, 2016.
Time: 7:00-8:00 PM
Venue: Room D (3rd floor), Michigan League.

RIGHT TO WORK

National employment guarantee scheme in India: Struggles and success

Kamayani Swami and Ashish Ranjan Kamayani Swami (Masters in social development) and Ashish Ranjan (Engineer) are full time social activists in Bihar, India. Their organization, JJSS--an unorganized worker's trade union-- fights for workers rights through awareness campaigns, social audits and legal battles.

National employment guarantee scheme in India: Struggles and success


Date: Sunday, June 4th, 2016.
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
Venue: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

AID Speaker Series Summer 2016

Kirankumar Vissa : is a IIT-Madras and University of Maryland alumni who is now a full time social activist. He works at the grassroots to address the farmer suicide epidemic through measures such as financial inclusion, organic and sustainable agriculture and water resource management. He will be talking on the topic of Agrarian Crisis in India: problems and solutions.
Date: Sunday, May 22nd, 2016.
Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
Venue: 1040 Dana Building, Central Campus, University of Michigan (Directions)

Queer Stories of India and Section 377

There will be a presentation on Queer Stories of India will be held tomorrow (Friday, April 22nd). The presentation will be followed by discussion and a screening of the Bengali movie Chitrangada: The Crowing Wish. There will be free food and refreshments at the event. Please find below the details of the event:

Title: Queer Stories of India and Section 377: The past, present and future of sexual minorities in India.
Date: Friday, April 22nd, 2016.
Time: 5:30 pm
Venue: 1040 Dana Building, Central Campus, University of Michigan (Directions)

AID discussion on gender equality in India

We are organizing a discussion on gender equality in India. We will discuss it's challenges and causes.
When: Thursday November 17, 2015 (6:00 PM to 7:00 PM) (Snacks start at 5:30 PM)
Where: 4448 East Hall

AID discussion on primary education in India

We are organizing a discussion on universal primary education in India. We will discuss it's challenges and causes.
When: Thursday October 8 , 2015 (6:00 PM to 7:00 PM)
Where: 4448 East Hall

AID stall at India Day

We will be hosting a stall at India Day 2015 in collaboration with India League of America Michigan.
Mark your Calendars and Experience the Spirit of Incredible India at INDIA DAY.
When: Saturday August 15, 2015 (10:00 AM to 8:00 PM)
Where: Suburban Collection Showplace (46100 Grand River Avenue, Novi, MI)
For more information visit India League of America Michigan website.

AID stall at Ann Arbor Art Fair

We will be selling handmade jewellery/clothes/hand bags/paintings by poor, orphan or crippled kids from India. Ask our volunteers the story behind the product. Also, look out for Mehndi designs by our volunteers.

  Republic day event at Canton Hindu temple( January 31, 2015 )

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Republic Day Event Gallery (January 31, 2015)

MIGR Volleyball Event Gallery (June 21, 2014)