Founded in 1980 by a small group of community leaders, the Indo-American Democratic Organization (IADO) is Illinois’ premier political advocacy organization for the state’s growing and vibrant South Asian American community. Since its inception, we have become a strong, unified voice for the South-Asian Americans in Chicago and Illinois.
- Advocate on behalf of the South Asian community on issues such as Social Security, Medicare, Healthcare, Education, Immigration and efforts to combat hate crimes.
- Engage South Asians in the political process.
- Recruit and support candidates to run for public office