Can you tell us a bit about the book? This book entitled ‘ill treatment’ is a first-hand lived experience account of the insidiousness that exists within the for-profit model for substance use disorder treatment. Throughout this non-fiction, I take you on my journey through whistleblowing to various entities within the United States and walk you … Continue reading Ill Treatment
“Through a survey and interviews conducted by Asra: The Panjabi Alcohol Resource in 2020, we learned what challenges individuals are facing regarding alcohol use, what support they are accessing (if any), and how these supports are helping or hindering community members. Our survey and interviews show a need for resources that are created for Punjabi … Continue reading What does community care look like for Punjabi communities?
On December 20th 2020, in collaboration with Taraki, our conversation series Broken Punjabi met virtually to discuss the challenges experienced by youth in the diaspora in regards to the farmer protests. Although the Broken Punjabi conversation series has historically focused on the impacts of alcohol on Punjabi communities, this conversation encapsulated the various ways in … Continue reading Regarding the Pain of Others: Farmer Protests, Decentering, and Caring