Unity Dinner

22nd Annual Unity Dinner 2023

Indo-American Community Federation (IACF-USA) was co-founded by Jeevan Zutshi in the year 1994 as the first Indo-American organization to build bridges with mainstream organizations, diverse leadership groups, think tank and

Unity Dinner 2022

The non-profit was co-founded in the year 1994 by Jeevan Zutshi as the first Indo-American organization to build bridges with mainstream organizations, diverse leadership, think tanks, and public officials. The annual Unity Dinner 2002 was initiated to Unify different cultures and groups after the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The 25th Anniversary of the organization was celebrated in March 2019 coinciding with The 18th Annual Unity dinner. Hon. Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, Hon. Congressman Ro Khanna and Hon.

Unity Dinner 2021: The Road Ahead – A Unified Recovery

You are invited to join us at the 20th Annual Unity Dinner, organized by Indo-American Community Federation (IACF), on Friday, March 19th, 2021 from 4:45 PM to 7:15 PM. IACF celebrated its 25th anniversary in March 2019 and has successfully been promoting unity in diversity. A panel discussion will be held from 5:15 pm to 6:00 pm PST on current issues related to Covid-19, after members of Congress and our Consul General of India address the community.

Celebration of 19th Annual Unity Dinner

Celebration of 19th Annual Unity Dinner Friday, March 20, 2020 Indian Community Center (ICC), 525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035. A prominent group of more than 400 community members including organizations and public officials supported this signature event to network and promote unity in diversity. Nearly 35 public officials and senior lawmakers attended. Restoring Unity: The Path Forward for Kashmir In keeping with our theme, this year the IACF and “Kashmiri Overseas Association (KOA)” planned a Panel discussion from 6:45 PM to 8:00 PM, led by an esteemed Kashmir expert invited from Kashmir, India to promote peace and understanding in Kashmir, India.

Unity Dinner 2019

The 18th Annual Event Unity through Diversity: Celebrating Women’s History to Promote Unity Friday, March 22, 2019 (5:30 PM to Midnight) at India Community Center 525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA Master of Ceremonies: Basil R. Besh, M.D. He is a board certified Orthopaedic Surgeon specializing in hand, wrist & elbow conditions. Dr. Besh is one of the few hand surgeons in the Bay Area with a Subspecialty Certificate in Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Raj Salwan Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and Vice Mayor of Fremont. His vision for Fremont is a simple one – “all Fremont residents to have the same opportunities that Fremont gave him.”

Unity Dinner 2018

The 17th Annual Event Unity through Diversity: Ethics in Public Life and Public Service to Promote Unity The Indo American Community Federation (IACF) celebrating the 17th Annual Unity Dinner to promote unity. Friday March 23, 2018 (6:00 PM to 10:00 PM) India Community Center 525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035 Community Members from All Backgrounds Join in Celebrating IACF’s 17th Annual Unity Dinner Indo-American Community Federation makes plea for vigilance against violence

Unity Dinner 2017

The 16th Annual Unity Dinner 2017 Unity through Diversity: Renewing our Commitment to Unity in Diversity The Indo American Community Federation (IACF) celebrating the 16th Annual Unity Dinner on Friday March 24, 2017 India Community Center 525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035 Keynote Speaker: Hon. Venkatesan Ashok, Consul General of India Honored Guest Speaker: Hon. Fiona Ma, Chairwoman, Board of Equalization Master of Ceremonies: David Bonaccorsi, Esq. (Hon. City of Fremont Councilmember) Dr. Basil Besh, Orthopedic Surgeon

The 15th Annual Unity Dinner 2016

Unity through Diversity: Communal Harmony for Cultural Diversity The Indo American Community Federation (IACF) celebrated the 15th Annual Unity Dinner on Friday March 25, 2016 India Community Center 525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035 Keynote Speaker: Hon. Mayor of San Jose Sam Liccardo Honored Guest Speaker: Hon. Congressman Mike Honda (D-17) Guest Speaker: Raj Jaswa, Former President of TiE Master of Ceremonies: David Bonaccorsi, Esq. Dr. Basil Besh, Orthopaedic hand surgeon

The 14th Annual Unity Dinner 2015

Unity through Diversity: Corporate responsibility for Cultural Diversity The Indo American Community Federation (IACF) celebrated the 14th Annual Unity Dinner on Friday March 20, 2015 India Community Center 525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035 India West Coverage: Unity Dinner: Immigration Must Be National Priority Indtvusa Coverage: 14TH ANNUAL UNITY DINNER Keynote Speaker: Russell Hancock President and chief executive officer of Joint Venture Silicon Valley – a prime advocate for regional government and economic cooperation. Honored Guest Speakers: Hon. Consulate General of India Sri. Venkatesan Ashok California State Treasurer Hon. Betty T. Yee

The 13th Annual Unity Dinner 2014

Unity through Diversity The Indo American Community Federation (IACF) celebrated the 13th Annual Unity Dinner on Friday March 21, 2014 India Community Center 525 Los Coches St, Milpitas, CA 95035 The theme of this year’s event was: Power of the Baby Boomer Generation: How They Can Give Back Keynote Speaker: M.R Rangaswami Managing Director of Sand Hill Group

Unity Dinner 2013

Silicon Valley Philanthropist B.V. Jagadeesh to Speak at IACF Unity Dinner The Indo-American Community Federation (IACF-USA) Hosts Seminar and Unity Dinner on Friday March 22rd February 23, 2013 (Fremont, Calif.) – The Indo-American Community Federation (IACF-USA) has announced B.V. Jagadeesh, the President and CEO of 3Leaf Systems, a successful entrepreneur and a proven leader as its keynote speaker for their annual Unity Dinner. Congressman Mike Honda will be the guest of honor. This is the 12th annual fundraiser for the non-profit organization and will be held on Friday, March 22, 2013 from 7:00 pm till 11:00 pm at the Newark Fremont Hilton at 39900 Balentine Dr. in Newark, CA.

Unity Dinner 2012

Honorable guests and supporters of Indo-American Community Federation (IACF-US), Thank you so very much for your support to promote unity and diversity and thank you for your continued support to this annual unity dinner event organized by Indo-American Community Federation (IACF-US). More than 350 leaders came together along with public officials on March 23, 2012 in Fremont Marriott. More than a dozen organizations co-sponsored the event like every other year including City of Fremont, Fremont Education Foundation, Ohlone College Foundation, Washington Hospital. Thank you!

Unity Dinner 2011

Unity through Diversity: The Future of America’s Seniors Dear Supporters, The tenth anniversary of Unity dinner event was celebrated by Indo-American Community Federation (IACF-USA) in association with Global organization of the people of Indian origin (GOPIO-San Francisco) on Friday March 25, 2011 in Fremont Marriott. All the organizations whether Indian or mainstream came together to send message of peace and unity to the civilized world. More than 60 public officials attended and honored the work of the organization in uniting people of all shades.

Unity Dinner 2010

FDA Dietary Supplements talk of the night at IACF dinner FREMONT: The who is who of Northern California, whether in the community or in the political arena came together with seriousness and elegance at the 9th annual Indo-American Community Federation (IACF) unity dinner at the Fremont Marriott on March 26. The theme for this year’s dinner was ‘Unity Though Diversity: A New Change for America’s Children which it showcased appropriately by educating the politicians and community leaders about the dangers of over-the-counter-supplements.

Unity Dinner 2009

Friends, On behalf of the Board of Directors of Indo-American Community Federation (IACF-USA), I wish to thank you for your presence and support at the 8th Annual Unity Dinner event on Friday March 27, 09 at the Newark-Fremont Hilton. The event was sold out, a testament to the community’s enthusiasm, and keen interest to address issues affecting us. The pictures can be viewed at Indo-community Pictures or clicking here. This year the theme was:  Unity through Diversity: A New Day for America’s Children  Thanks to all of you, our dear and dynamic Mayor of Newark Dave Smith for his superb performance as the Master of Ceremonies

Unity Dinner 2008

Zutshi Foundation aims to fight use of OTC drugs George Joseph A personal tragedy for Jeevan Zutshi, founder of the Indo-American Community Federation, turned into a talking point for the Unity Dinner ’08 held at the Newark Fremont Hilton in California. Less than two months ago, his elder son Amit Zutshi, who was 30, died. The family believes his death was a result of overusing over-the-counter health supplements. The shocked family decided to create awareness about the problem, setting up the Amit Zutshi Foundation to help children. The 7th Annual Unity Dinner, a signature event of the IACF, was attended by among others, US Representative Pete Stark; John Garamendi, the state lieutenant governor; Dr Leland Yee, state senator; Pete McHugh, Santa Clara county supervisor; Scott Haggerty and Nate Miley.

Unity Dinner 2007

Sixth Annual Unity Dinner sponsored by Indo-American Community Federation (IACF-USA) and co-sponsored by FIA of Northern California, Global organization of the people of Indian origin (GOPIO) and several other diverse organizations at Hilton Newark Fremont, 39900 Balentine Dr., Newark. (510) 589-3702. Greetings Indo-American Unity Dinner 2007 Sixth Unity Dinner a Big Draw Chief Guest: John Garamendi, Lieutenant Governor of California

Unity Dinner 2006

The fifth  annual Unity Dinner — an event that celebrates the city of Fremont’s diversity — is  being hosted March 24 at the Newark-Fremont Hilton, sponsored by the  Indo-American Community Federation. Fremont community activist Jeevan Zutshi is the organizer. He moved to the United States from Kashmir 33 years ago and hosts the dinner as a way to bring people of different faiths and cultures together. This year, Zutshi’s  theme of “unity”‘ will coincide with Fremont’s 50th anniversary. Zutshi has lined up  entertainers representing various countries, including Italy, China, Mexico and India. This year’s keynote speaker is U.S. Rep. Mike Honda, D-Campbell. Other elected  officials expected to attend are Insurance Commissioner John Garamendi, state  Assemblyman Alberto Torrico, D-Fremont, Alameda County Supervisor Scott Haggerty, San Jose Vice Mayor Cindy Chavez and Hayward City Councilman Bill Quirk.As of this  week, Zutshi said, 200 tickets have been sold and there are 130 seats left.

Unity Dinner 2005

As the name suggests, “Unity Dinner 2005” organized by the Indo-American Community Federation was all about bringing various ethnic communities in the San Francisco Bay Area together for one night to celebrate the amalgamation of diverse cultures that has become a unique symbol of this region. The sell-out event was held at the Newark-Fremont Hilton Jan 21, and is the fourth annual dinner organized by the IACF. As the night began, members from the Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Chinese, Filipino and Caucasian communities intermingled and sat together at tables exchanging views and ideas with close to 70 public officials also present at the occasion.

Unity Dinner 2004

You are invited to join us for dinner on Wednesday, December 10 starting at 7:30 p.m. at our home in Fremont Vineyard hills. Fremont City Manager Jan Perkins, Deputy City Manager Dave Millican, and Neighborhood Resource Manager Claudia Albano will meet to talk with us about the health of our Fremont community including the current economic climate and the challenges ahead. It will prove to be an interesting, and enlightening evening. This will also kick-off our Unity Dinner 2004 (unity in Diversity), third annual event of Indo-American Community Federation, to be held on Friday, January 23, 2004 in Fremont Marriott.

Unity Dinner 2003

Unity in 2003, Event with dinner, performances and dignitaries hopes to create understanding – A report by Sara Dunn, The Argus January 1, 2003 FREMONT – The Indo-American Community Federation will hold its second “Unity Dinner” in an effort to forge a strong bond and sense of understanding between the different ethnic, religious and cultural groups living in the Tri-City area. While the evening will feature Indian cultural performances, the Jan. 24 event is meant to bring the community together rather than just to highlight a particular group. “It will bring together not only the different religious groups from India but all the other diverse groups (living in the area),” said Jeevan Zutshi, founder of the federation.

Unity Dinner 2002

FREMONT — It’s a party of sorts and it’s celebrating the city of Fremont. “This community really is amazing,” said Unity Dinner 2002 organizer Jeevan Zutshi. “There has been no backlash whatsoever since Sept. 11 and I am proud of that. So we are celebrating the togetherness that this diverse community has demonstrated.” On Friday, Zutshi and his organization, the Indo-American Community Federation, are honoring the city of Fremont for that accomplishment.Unity Dinner 2002 is an evening of gourmet food, music and conversation celebrating the “tolerance, mutual respect and understanding” that is shown in Fremont among all communities, Zutshi said.

Unity Dinner 2023

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