youngleaderBuilding on the accomplishments from the First Global Conference on Defending Dalit Rights in 2015 and the Global March against Caste-based Discrimination of 2014 in D.C., ICDR launched the Dalit YoungStars Initiatives (DYI) as a cross-functional, multi-partners, and leadership development opportunity for 300 diverse Dalit YoungStars between the 18 to 30 ages from across caste-affected countries and the Diaspora, with a focus on intersectionality and movement building. In the words of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, its goals are to educate, agitate and organize.The themes are:Governance, Inclusion, and Justice: Affirmative Action Policies, Diversity and Legislative measures.

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