Career Leadership training with children of Vaghya Murali (religious performers) parents

On 11th September, on occasion of Revolutionary Umaji Naik's Jayanti a few days ago (on 7th September) we were privileged to interact for a full day's training with over 60 students and their parents who are Vaghya, Murali, Gondhali, Jogti (NT-DNT religious performer communities) who came from different parts of Kalyan, Dombivali, Ulhasnagar, Vitthalwadi and … Continue reading Career Leadership training with children of Vaghya Murali (religious performers) parents

Inauguration of Third Community Centre on Adivasi Diwas

On 9th August, on the proud occasion of Adivasi Day (Indigenous Peoples Day), we had the privilege of inaugurating our new centre with Nomadic & Denotified Tribe families living in a tent settlement in Ambernath. This is a 'Community Participation & Development Centre' - which will be designed, used and run with the participation and … Continue reading Inauguration of Third Community Centre on Adivasi Diwas

Intersectional Career Counselling

Since the beginning of June, we are running "Career Counseling with Mental Justice" program - group counselling, one-to-one guidance, online admissions support, family counseling, information about various courses and scholarships according to each youth's interest, aptitude, and needs. Most importantly, this is with the understanding that youth's education prospects are not an individual matter but … Continue reading Intersectional Career Counselling

“#Leadership_Matters”: Mentoring Program with NT-DNT, Adivasi Young Women

"Young women like us need to come forward and lead, if we are to fight for our needs." - says Asha, a youth leader from a NT-DNT community. This is a first of its kind mentorship program with young women of marginalized communities on Gender with Mental Justice - led by pioneering women leaders from … Continue reading “#Leadership_Matters”: Mentoring Program with NT-DNT, Adivasi Young Women

Leadership Training with Youth

"Our Founder is the most socio-politically marginalized in our group" - this simple statement by a team member today, at a Leadership workshop with youth, tells an entire story of personal struggle as well as organizational risk-bearing capacity of its leadership. We find this statement to be an organizational privilege - grassroot leadership gives direction, … Continue reading Leadership Training with Youth

Youth celebrate NT-DNT Vimukta Diwas

August month is celebrated as month of NT-DNT Vimukta Din, to mark 31 August when these communities gained their independance from the offensive, vengeful and wicked criminalization forced upon them, first by colonial British rulers and continued by independant Indian administration. 1st August 2021 was a historic beginning for us, when NT and other marginalized … Continue reading Youth celebrate NT-DNT Vimukta Diwas