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Prem Pariyar Oral History Interview



DESCRIPTION
Prem Pariyar is a Dalit rights activist and social worker whose engagement with workers' rights stems from his time as a restaurant worker when he moved to the US from Nepal. His experience there led him to solidarity with nail salon workers, helping pass legislation to provide protections to them.

In this slideshow, you will see:
Prem Pariyar at a protest for Dalit rights in San Francisco, CA in 2021.

Prem Pariyar at a restaurant where he worked in 2015 when he first arrived in the U.S.

Prem Pariyar (left) at a delegation to the state capitol to advocate for better working conditions for nail salon workers in the state of CA in 2016, organized by Community Health for Asian Americans.

Prem Pariyar in front of the state capitol during a delegation to advocate for better working conditions for nail salon workers in the state of CA in 2016, organized by Community Health for Asian Americans

AUDIO
Duration: 00:34:39

ADDITIONAL METADATA
Subject(s): Prem Pariyar
Type: Oral History
Source: Archival Creators Fellowship Program
Creator: Sandhya Jha
Contributor: Prem Pariyar

PROVENANCE
Collection: Sandhya Jha Fellowship Project
Donor: Prem Pariyar
Item History: 2022-06-16 (created); 2022-06-29 (modified)

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