Sapna NYC’s first group of children from our health program, CHALO, has come to a finish. CHALO stands for Children’s Health Action to Lower Obesity, and means “Let’s Go!” is a program in which mothers with a high risk for diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and their children (those aged 8-14) learn about healthy eating habits [...]
Chaumtoli Huq received her B.A. in Political Science at Columbia University and J.D. at Northeastern University School of Law. She was most recently a Senior Research Fellow with the American Institute for Bangladesh Studies (AIBS) where she conducted research in Bangladesh on the garment industry and labor movement. Her expertise lies in labor and employment, migration [...]
SAPNA NYC transforms the lives of South Asian immigrant women by improving physical and mental health, expanding economic opportunities and building a collective voice for change.
Sapna NYC Presents Festival of Dreams 2015 Where: Children's Museum of the Arts - 103 Charlton Street in Tribeca When: Wednesday, October 14th, 2015 Time: 7 P.M. to 9 P.M. Appetizers and an open bar will be available.
On Tuesday, June 16th, members of the Education Collaborative of the New York Immigration Coalition held a press conference to release key survey findings showing major gaps in access to translation and interpretation services for parents in New York City’s schools. Sapna NYC's Parent Advocate, Gulshan Chowdhury spoke at the press conference sharing her story, [...]
Do you want to help end immigrant poverty? Develop valuable nonprofit skills and experiences? Give back to the community? If so, consider applying for the NYIC VISTA position that will be hosted by Sapna NYC today! NYIC VISTAs are AmeriCorps VISTAs and an AmeriCorps VISTA Leader who - through the New York Immigration Coalition [...]
Since last year, Sapna NYC has created and delivered a unique breast cancer awareness and prevent program to reach isolated South Asian women in the Bronx and Queens. Our program has helped to educate South Asian women and get a large number of women out of care or no record of mammograms to get screened [...]
Call for Improving Translation and Interpretation for All Immigrant Parents In February, the Education Collaborative of New York Immigration Coalition launched the Build the Bridge campaign calling for improvement of translation and interpretation services for all immigrant parents at public schools and DOE offices. Sapna NYC, as an active member of the Education Collaborative has [...]
Sapna NYC has been selected to be amongst 80 nonprofits in New York City to receive funds from the newly established NYC Council of Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund. The coordinating organizations include the Coalition for Asian American Children and Families, Hispanic Federation, New York Urban League, Asian American Federation and Black Agency Executives. [...]