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On March 24 in Michigan, Women’s History Month will be celebrated with the screening of “Iron Jawed Ángels.” The film about the women’s suffrage movement tells the true story of young activists who risked their lives to help American women win the right to vote.
The event’s organizers are the Committee to Elect Padma Kuppa, APIA-Vote MI, Chanakya Institute for Political Science (CHIPS), Fems for Change, Greig Women in Leadership Fund and South Asian American Voices for Impact (SAAVI). Screening venue is the Troy museum and historic village.Read More
“Sunshine Week and All Year Long, Together We Will Keep Government Strong,” Says Padma Kuppa of Troy
March 11, 2018 marked the start of Sunshine Week, and also the date on which the city manager of Troy was fired, two days after being charged with domestic violence. In 2016, an internal city investigation revealed Kischnick’s misconduct and he was subjected to disciplinary action. Yet the majority of the Council members at the time voted not to release the findings and details surrounding this. In early 2017, a Troy resident and attorney filed a FOIA suit against the city of Troy, seeking the release of information about the City Manager.Read More
By SUNITA SOHRABJI, India-West Staff Reporter - February 14, 2018
Indian American social activist Padma Kuppa Feb. 1 formally announced her candidacy for a House seat in the Michigan State Legislature, running on a platform of fixing the state’s crumbling infrastructure, and bringing fiscal accountability to charter schools.
Democrat Padma Kuppa, an engineer by training, who was born in India and raised in New York, says she is “one of the biggest fans of Michigan you’ll ever meet.” She came to Detroit twenty years ago attracted by the manufacturing industry and worked for some of the biggest automotive firms. While her kids were in elementary school, Kuppa rejoined the workforce at a Troy, Michigan-based small business, according to her biography on Facebook.