22nd Annual Unity Dinner 2023

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22nd Annual Unity Dinner 2023

Theme: Unity in Diversity: Reclaiming a Sense of Connection

21 Apr, 2023 from 5:00 pm 6:00 pm

The India Community Center, 525 Los Coches Street, Milpitas, CA.

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We cordially invite you to the 22nd Annual Unity Dinner hosted by the Indo-American Community Federation (IACF-USA) on Friday, April 21, 2023 starting  5:00 PM at the India Community Center, 525 Los Coches Street, Milpitas, CA.

The IACF Unity Dinner celebrates unity in diversity and the achievements of local community leaders. As the first SF Bay Area organization, founded by Jeevan Zutshi, to start the signature Unity Dinner event in our local community after 9/11/01 to promote unity in diversity and address serious community issues, IACF is proud to have celebrated our 25th anniversary in 2019. 

A prominent group of 400+ diverse community members, organizations, and public officials have supported this signature annual event to collaborate and promote unity in diversity. Nearly 30 elected officials and senior lawmakers attend and support every year. 


The theme of the event is “Unity in Diversity: Reclaiming a Sense of Connection”

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Panel discussion on mental health and impact of gun violence

Moderated by: Anjali Shaykher Zutshi, Esq.

Anjali is National Security / Intelligence Lawyer at National Nuclear Security Administration.

“With tensions rising in communities throughout the nation, we are bringing together law enforcements leaders and community advocates.”


  • CA State Senator Aisha Wahab
  • Jeff Rosen, Santa Clara District Attorney
  • Desrie Campbell, City of Fremont Council member
  • Fish Stark, Head of Program & Curriculum at Ever Scouts
  • Dr. Harmesh Kumar, Licensed Psychologist
  • Ragini Vecham, Parent Activist

Cultural performances:

  • Mexican; Ballet Folklorico
  • Chinese
  • Indian


  • – 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm: Panel discussion on mental health and impact of gun violence;
  • – 6:00 pm to 7:15pm: Tim Reilly Canyon Band – host bar and sumptuous dinner;
  • – 7:15 pm to 8: 00 pm: National Anthem, Keynote address, Guest speakers and introductions;
  • – 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm: IACF Annual Awards & Diverse Cultural Program (Chinese, Hispanic, Indian and celebrating RRR Oscar song);
  • – 9:30 pm onwards: Bollywood Songs with Bay area’s best singers

Many public officials have been invited and listed below is a partial list of honored guests:

  • Consul General of India Ambassador, Dr. T.V. Nagendra Prasad
  • Member of Congress (CA-17), Ro Khanna
  • Attorney General, State of California, Rob Bonta
  • State Senator (CA-15), Dave Cortese
  • State Senator (Former), Bob Wieckowski
  • State Senator (CA-10), Aisha Wahab
  • Assemblymember (CA-25), Ash Kalra
  • Assemblymember (CA-24), Alex Lee
  • Mayor, City of San Jose, Matt Mahan
  • Mayor, City of Fremont, Lily Mei
  • Vice-Mayor, City of Fremont, Dr. Raj Salwan
  • Councilmembers, City of Fremont, Teresa Keng, Teresa Cox
  • Councilmember, City of Santa Clara (District 1), Kathy Watanabe
  • Councilmember, City of Sunnyvale, Murali Srinivasan
  • Councilmember, City of San Jose, Arjun Batra
  • Alameda County Supervisor (CA-1), David Haubert
  • Santa Clara County Board Supervisor (District 3), Otto Lee
  • Santa Clara County Supervisor (District 4) – Board President, Susan Ellenberg

Ticket & Table Pricing:

  • Sponsor Table (10): $2,500
  • VIP Table (10): $1,500
  • Individual VIP: $150
  • Individual: $100 


Additionally, you are also invited to join IACF leaders on the Senate floor at the California State Capitol on Monday, April 24, 2023, as the State of California celebrates IACF’s Unity Day.  RSVP with your full name and contact information.

For Registration, please visithttps://IACFUNITYDINNER2023.eventbrite.com

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  • Date:
  • April 21
  • Time:
  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


The India Community Center, 525 Los Coches Street, Milpitas, CA.


Unity Dinner 2023

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