index
aaldef (Asian American Legal Defense and
Education Fund), 221, 224–25, 244, 273
n.9
Abelmann, Nancy, and John Lie, 106
Abraham, Margaret, 84, 128, 131, 200
abstract liberal citizenship, 53–54, 252, 262
n.1
advocacy, 139–44, 149–50, 153
a≈rmative action, 30, 33, 37–39, 42, 51, 271
n.15. See also civil rights
African Americans: cross-racial organizing
and, 45; as domestic workers, 213, 219;
model minority image and, 28, 34, 58–59;
racialization and, 43, 255; South Asians
and, 263 n.10; taxi drivers and, 247–51;
women, 213, 219, 255. See also black/white
paradigm
agricultural workers, 79, 101–2, 263 n.5
aia (Association of Indians in America),
28–30, 35–40, 42–48, 137, 252
Alam, Nahar, 8, 16–17, 18, 125, 215, 216, 218,
220, 222, 223–24, 226, 272 n.8
Alba, Richard, 76
Alexander, M. Jacqui, 92, 151, 179, 255, 267
alp (Audre Lorde Project), 193, 194
Amer, Hisham, 274 n.23
American Federation of Labor (afl), 212, 273
n.16
Andolan: caaavl and, 215; coalition building
and, 273 n.9; community outreach and,
223–24; economic restructuring and, 25–
26; home-country histories and, 80; intra-
community class struggles and, 253–54;
membership, 215, 217, 224; organizational
growth/vision and, 209, 215, 217, 223–25;
Sakhi and, 8, 209; transnational complex
of rights and, 217, 252–54; transnational
law and, 26. See also Alam, Nahar;
Domestic Workers Committee (dwc);
labor organizations
Annual International Women’s Day Celebra-
tion for Queer Women of Color and
Allies, 197
anticitizenship, 24, 34, 53
antidowry campaign, 143, 157
Anti-Terrorism and E√ective Death Penalty
Act, 241
antiviolence activism, 25, 61–67, 69, 78, 124,
155
Anzaldúa, Gloria, 4
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