Deepa Iyer

A leading racial justice activist, Deepa Iyer served for a decade as the executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), focusing on community building in post-9/11 America. She teaches in the Asian American studies program at the University of Maryland and is the author of We Too Sing America (The New Press).

News and Reviews

Seattle Globalist

Seattle Globalist interviews Deepa Iyer

The Houston Chronicle

The Houston Chronicle reviews We Too Sing America

The Washington Post

The Washington Post reviews the "powerful" We Too Sing America

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Books by Deepa Iyer

We Too Sing America
South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future

Deepa Iyer