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

The Guardian

Deepa Iyer reflects on the anti-Muslim sentiment that still lingers fourteen years after 9/11


Deepa Iyer remembers the Sikh Temple Massacre in Oak Creek, Wisconsin and urges hate-violence prevention


Books by Deepa Iyer

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

Deepa Iyer