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Latest Updates from ACORN India

  • ACORN India: People’s Commission and Public Enquiry Committee Collaborate with Hawkers Joint Action Committee
    Peoples Commission and Public Enquiry committee and Hawkers Joint Action Committee jointly organized the third public hearing in Delhi. Today’s People’s Commission: Jyoti Laxmi (of Satat Sampad, many years of work with hawkers), Arun Mohan (film maker associated with Media Collective), Dr Seema Mathur (Ambedkarvadi Lekhak Sangh and professor at DU), Dr. Avinash Kumar (former […]
  • ACORN India : Updates from July 2023
    ACORN India representatives spoke at a convention in New Delhi on Contemporary Popular Movements in India. In Dharavi, ACORN India hosted a Women’s Group Discussion Meeting among waste collectors, homemakers, and small unit workers. They also conducted a free Food Safety Training & Certification (FOSTAC) training session in Noida for street food vendors.
  • For ACORN India Black Friday is #MakeAmazonPay day
    On Black Friday, join workers and activists around the world as we mobilize to #MakeAmazonPay. Amazon workers paid for Jeff Bezos to go space. On 26 November, they are demanding justice — and asking you to join them: Amazon could give each of its workers a Covid-19 bonus of $690,000 — and still be […]
  • Voices of Dharavi
    Minal Diwan, an ACORN member in the Dharavi area of Mumbai. She is 27-years old and has been unemployed since the pandemic closed her workplace.  Her 23-year-old brother is also without work.  The entire family is living on the 8000 rupees ($107.85 USD) her father makes.  They have been living in Dharavi all of her life.  Their rent and utilities […]
  • Voices of Dharavi
  • Community Members Celebrating with the COVID-19 Relief Rations Passed out by ACORN Mumbai
  • ACORN Delhi: Reports from the field
  • ACORN India Delhi: Organizers ramp up support for communities amid COVID wave
    As India remains gripped in the latest coronavirus upsurge, members of ACORN India have stepped in around the country to provide food supplies, resources, and quarantine support. In Delhi, contract workers were recently granted two months of food rations after a push from nonprofit groups like ACORN India to provide resources for informal workers and […]