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.

Buy Your Ticket TODAY for our "Spring for Justice" Fundraiser!

Please join us for Adhikaar's annual fundraiser to celebrate 8 years of success in organizing and grassroots advocacy, and to push for the work that lies ahead.  

When: Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Where: 320 Studios, 320 West 37th Street, New York, NY 10018
What: Reception with Nepali food, drinks, music, testimonials, and a silent auction.

Honoring: Shirley Lin, Staff Attorney & Skadden Fellow, AALDEF
Presenter: Chaumtoli Huq, New York Law School 

Buy your tickets today at 

If you cannot join us, you can still support our work 
by making a donation online at: 

We will be auctioning off some great prizes, including:
- Lunch for four at Junoon Restaurant
- Dinner for two at Benihana 
- Dinner for four at Himalayan Yak
- Food tour for four with Jeff Orlick, food blogger
- Private tour for four at the Rubin Museum of Art
- Nepali art, and more! 

Host Committee: Ai-jen Poo, Amol Pachnanda, Ellen Pachnanda, Anthony Tassi, Anuj Tiku, Arjun Gurung, Ashok Gurung, Brooke Beardslee, Chaumtoli Huq, Dawa F. Sherpa, Gene Carroll, Harvey Epstein, Joyce Moy, Kanti Shrestha, Premilla Nadasen, Reena Arora, Renu Sapkota, Dhani Ram Sapkota, Steve Choi, Steve Flax


Sajhedar (Partner) 
M&T Bank
Ong Family Foundation
Open Society Foundations
WellCare Health Plans

Sahayatri (Ally) 
Asian American/Asian Research Institute - CUNY
Azadeh Khalili & Anthony Tassi
IME Remit
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP 

Sahayogi (Supporter) 
Arjun Gurung
Ashok Gurung
Bijay Acharya & Ashwata Pokhrel
Brooke Beardslee
Business Center for New Americans
Cyrus D. Mehta & Associates
Sanjay Tiku
Single Source Transportation
Yam Adhikari

Saathi (Friend) 
Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund
Bill Tam, CPA
Chaumtoli Huq
Friends of Shirley Lin from CUNY Law
N. Cheng & Co., P.C.
Outten & Golden, LLP
Susan Hangen
Urban Justice Center


We hope that you will join us! 


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Map to Adhikaar Office

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!