Adhikaar, meaning rights in Nepali, is a New York-based non-profit organization working with Nepali communities to promote human rights and social justice for all.
 

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Namaste! Welcome to the Adhikaar community!

Since 2005, Adhikaar has been committed to improving the lives of Nepali-speaking communities and getting our voices heard in the social justice movement. We have assisted thousands of individuals and families; trained hundreds of new leaders; and worked in coalitions to successfully change policies and create new laws at local, state, national, and international levels, including the New York State Domestic Workers Bill of Rights and the International Domestic Workers' Convention. We are currently leading the campaign for creating healthier nail salon industry in New York City and beyond.

Thank you for visiting our website, and thank you for your commitment to justice. Please feel free to drop by our newly renovated Community Center anytime Sunday through Thursday (1pm to 6pm), check out our Youtube channel, "like" our Facebook page, and follow us on Twitter.

   

News & Updates

Aug
29
2015
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Adhikaar is hiring: Development & Operations Associate

Title:  Development & Operations Associate 

Reports to: Director of Operations & Finance

Hours: Full Time

Starting Date: Fall 2015.

Summary of Adhikaar: Adhikaar, meaning rights in Nepali, is a New York-based nonprofit organization working with Nepali-speaking communities to promote human rights and social justice for all. Established in 2005, Adhikaar is the only organization mobilizing the Nepali-speaking community in New York area to raise our voices and take collective action against injustices on issues affecting us through organizing, community education, grassroots advocacy, leadership development, and individual assistance, working in three program areas: workers' rights, immigrant rights, and access to healthcare. It is a fast paced office with many programs going on at once and the right candidate will thrive in such an environment.

Position Summary:  The Development & Operations Associate is a new position at Adhikaar to build and strengthen our fundraising, communications, and operations.

Jul
19
2015
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Nepal TPS Referral List

Due to the magnitude 7.8 earthquake on April 25, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson designated Nepal for TPS for 18 months, effective June 24, 2015 through December 24, 2016.  There have been a lot of questions. Therefore, we have compiled the frequently asked questions and answers from USCIS and the New York Immigration Coalition. We have also compiled a NepalTPS_ReferralList.pdf of free and low cost legal service providers in different parts of the country. 

We have also compiled a list of frequently asked questions. You can read them here


Jul
12
2015
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Adhikaar is hiring: Director of Operations & Finance


Position:  Director of Operations and Finance

Reports to: Executive Director

Hours: Full Time

Start Date: Fall 2015

Salary: Commensurate with experience

 

Summary of Adhikaar: Adhikaar, meaning rights in Nepali, is a New York-based nonprofit organization working with Nepali-speaking communities to promote human rights and social justice for all. Established in 2005, Adhikaar is the only organization mobilizing the Nepali-speaking community in New York area to raise our voices and take collective action against injustices on issues affecting us through organizing, community education, grassroots advocacy, leadership development, and individual assistance, working in three program areas: workers' rights, immigrant rights, and access to healthcare. It is a fast paced office with many programs going on at once and the right candidate will thrive in such an environment.

Job Summary:  The Director of Operations and Finance is the chief implementer of all systems and infrastructure needs of the organization.  The position calls for a patient, personable and highly skilled person who is willing to be the backbone of a community-based organization that is achieving a high level of visibility and is growing every day.  The right candidate will be comfortable managing that growth and change and will be able to maintain a high level of effectiveness in a fast paced and all encompassing community office.

Jun
23
2015
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Adhikaar is hiring: Program Coordinator

Title: Program Coordinator
Start Date: Summer 2015
Hours: Full time
Salary: Commensurate with experience
 
Organizational Summary:  Adhikaar, meaning rights in Nepali, is a New York-based nonprofit organization working with Nepali-speaking communities to promote human rights and social justice for all. Established in 2005, Adhikaar is the only organization mobilizing the Nepali-speaking community in New York area to raise our voices and take collective action against injustices on issues affecting us through organizing, community education, grassroots advocacy, leadership development, and individual assistance, working in three program areas: workers' rights, immigrant rights, and access to healthcare. It is a fast paced office with many programs going on at once and the right candidate will thrive in such an environment.
 
Position summary:
The Program Coordinator will be responsible for assisting Adhikaar members in getting services for which they qualify and building their leadership skills. The Program Coordinator will report to the Director of Organizing and Advocacy.
 
 
     

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Come check out our community center at 71-07 Woodside Avenue, Woodside, NY 11377. It is a wheelchair-accessible, environment-friendly space, conveniently located near subways, bus lines, schools, and houses of worship. Please visit us!