Caste makes normal life ‘untouchable’ My caste identity may not matter to non-South Asians, but it means everything to my South Asian community. As someone born into the Dalit caste, […]
Author Archives: Prem Pariyar
Prem Pariyar is a Nepali grassroots community organizer and an alumnus of California State University, East Bay, and one of the student leaders fighting to add caste as a protected category in the CSU system. In 2021, he was a recipient of the SOLAR Award (Outstanding Student Leader) at Cal State East Bay. Currently, he is an elected delegate to the National Association of Social Workers assembly from the California Chapter. He is Commissioner in the Alameda County Human Relations Commission by the County Board of Supervisors.