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Written by Pradeep Pariyar Thapa Magar   
Monday, 12 March 2018 23:33

अमेरिकामा सुपरिचित अधिकारकर्मी नर्बदा छेत्री ‘नारी इतिहास महिना पुरस्कार' द्वारा सम्मानित
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New York’s prominent social activist leader Narbada Chhetri of Adhikaar was honored with Women’s History Month Commemoration Award by United States Congressman Joseph Crowley, Chairman of Democratic Caucus of U.S. House of Representatives.

New York's prominent Rights leader Narbada Chhetri, Director of Organizing & Advocacy, Adhikaar was honored with Women’s History Month Commemoration Award by United States Congressman Joseph Crowley, Chairman of Democratic Caucus of U.S. House of Representatives on March 12, 2018. Photos: Pradeep Pariyar Thapa

Rights leader Narbada Chhetri, Director of Organizing & Advocacy, Adhikaar; Meridith Maskara, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of New York and Beverly Robert, President, NAACP Parkchester Branch were honored during the 15th Annual Women’s History Month Commemoration Ceremony in New York on March 12, 2018.

Congressman Mr. Crowley has recognized Activist Ms. Chhetri for her outstanding service to the community.

Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader of U.S. House of Representatives who attended as Special Guest to the Women’s History Month Commemoration Ceremony also lauded her tireless work by saying, ‘...she deserves this well-deserved recognition. She knows her power, she knows her propose, she has confidence to make difference, congratulations.’

New York's prominent Rights leader Narbada Chhetri, Director of Organizing & Advocacy, Adhikaar was honored with Women’s History Month Commemoration Award by United States Congressman Joseph Crowley, Chairman of Democratic Caucus of U.S. House of Representatives on March 12, 2018. Photos: Pradeep Pariyar Thapa

Queens Borough President Melinda Batz applauded Activist Ms. Chhetri’s activism and leadership by presenting the Borough Citation in which she said, ‘On behalf of 2.5 millions residents of Queens, “The World’s Borough”, we salute Ms. Narbada Chhetri for invaluable support of our community.’



Due to Ms. Chhetri’s effective community mobilizing and grassroot leadership, Adhikaar and it’s partner organizations have been able to pass the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights in 2010 and Nail Salon Bill of Rights in 2015.

Activist Ms. Narbada Chhetri was honored before with ‘Immigrant Heritage Award’ by New York City’s Councilman Daniel Dromm in 2012 and ‘Queens Ambassador Award’ by Times Ledger newspaper in 2017. USNepalOnline also honored her with ‘Guest of Honor’ for her outstanding community service in 2011.

Every year, Adhikaar serves several hundred needy immigrants with English for Empowerment classes, Free Health Screening, Free legal Counseling, referrals, Health Insurance, CPR, Training for nannies and nail technicians, support and referrals for cases of stolen wages, workplace discrimination, labor trafficking, domestic violence and host of other immigrants work and rights while ensuring everyone gets a fair shot in any job market either domestic work, restaurant or nail salon.

-Pradeep Pariyar Thapa in New York

 

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