A fund created in 2020 is designed to help immigrants and survivors of human slavery with small legal fee assistance determined case-by-case by a committee that reports to the board; and tracks progress.
In case of a dire emergency:
Dial 911 for immediate help with local law enforcement.
Dial 911 for immediate help with local law enforcement.Dial crisis lifeline 988. All calls and text messages to “988” route to a 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline call center.
The 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline provides 24/7, confidential support to people in suicidal crisis or mental health-related distress.
The small grant to offset legal fees is named after Purple Lotus, a novel about Tara, an immigrant who is trapped in an abusive marriage and must overcome societal pressure and her own fears to stand up for herself. The book author Veena Rao serves on the board of Saris to Suits ®