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Communications Director

Local Address: New York, United States
Detention Watch Network
1325 Massachusetts Ave NW Suite 200
Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20005
United States

Company Description: The Detention Watch Network (DWN) is a national coalition of organizations and individuals working to educate the public and policy makers about the U.S....   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

12 Total References
Web References
Board of Directors | Grassroots Leadership
grassrootsleadership.org, 22 Sept 2014 [cached]
Silky Shah Finance Chair
Silky is the interim executive director of the Detention Watch Network. She grew up in Houston and became active as a journalism student at the University of Texas at Austin. After college she worked with Grassroots Leadership as a student/youth organizer, educating students nationally about university connections to the private prison industry. She later spent six months in Gujarat, India volunteering with organizations focused on women's rights, communalism and displacement. Before joining DWN, Silky worked as an Outreach Organizer at the independent news hour, Democracy Now!
Board of Directors
www.grassrootsleadership.org, 4 Dec 2012 [cached]
Silky Shah Finance Chair
Silky grew up in Houston and became active as a journalism student at the University of Texas at Austin. After college she worked with Grassroots Leadership as a student/youth organizer, educating students nationally about university connections to the private prison industry. She later spent six months in Gujarat, India volunteering with organizations focused on women's rights, communalism and displacement. Silky recently worked as an Outreach Organizer at the independent news hour, Democracy Now!, and has just joined the Detention Watch Network as their Organizing and Outreach Coordinator. She also currently co-produces Asia Pacific Forum, a progressive pan-Asian radio show on Pacifica's WBAI in New York.
Asia Pacific Forum - About APF
www.asiapacificforum.org, 2 Dec 2011 [cached]
Silky Shah Asia Pacific Forum - About APF Search the APF Site:
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Silky Shah
Silky Shah joined the APF collective in November 2007 after relocating earlier that year from Texas to New York City. Her interest in radio began in 2001 when she co-hosted the Chutney Bubble Tea Half Hour, an Asian American community radio show in Austin, TX. She is currently the Field Director for the Detention Watch Network.
Asia Pacific Forum - About APF
www.asiapacificforum.org, 2 Dec 2011 [cached]
Silky Shah
Silky Shah joined the APF collective in November 2007 after relocating earlier that year from Texas to New York City. Her interest in radio began in 2001 when she co-hosted the Chutney Bubble Tea Half Hour, an Asian American community radio show in Austin, TX. She is currently the Field Director for the Detention Watch Network.
Contact Us | Detention Watch Network
www.detentionwatchnetwork.org, 18 April 2012 [cached]
Silky Shah Field Director 212/627-2227 x245 sshah@detentionwatchnetwork.org
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