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Mission Statement

  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.

August 14th, 2015|Website|

Save the Date!

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.

July 13th, 2015|News|

Sapna NYC Parents Present at School Language Access Press Conference

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, [...]

June 22nd, 2015|News|

Apply for SAPNA NYC’s NYIC VISTA Position TODAY!

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 [...]

June 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

NY1 features Sapna NYC Program to Prevent Breast Cancer

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 [...]

April 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Sapna NYC Testifies at City Council Hearing

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 [...]

April 1st, 2015|Uncategorized|

Sapna NYC Awarded Groundbreaking Fund

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. [...]

March 2nd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Vote for Sapna NYC and Help Us Win 10K!

We're excited to announce that Sapna NYC has been selected as a finalist in the CFED-Metlife "Out of the Classroom: Fresh Ideas for Financial Education" competition! If we win, funds will go to support ASHA - our unique depression treatment/matched savings program. We need your vote to win! CLICK HERE TO VOTE! Sapna NYC is [...]

October 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|

Festival of Dreams: An Evening with Sapna NYC!

Come join us under the stars at our annual fall cocktail party! Celebrate the achievements of South Asian women in NY and help support the dreams of our vibrant immigrant community.

September 19th, 2014|Uncategorized|

NY1 Features Sapna NYC and Spotlights the Growing Bronx Bangladeshi Community

Sapna NYC staff, Kazi Ruby Begum, shares the changes taking shape in Bronx as the Bangladeshi community continues to grow. Click on image above to view video! The Bronx is known for its large population of Hispanics, Italians, and even Irish—but Bangladeshi? The borough is fast becoming home to a growing number of [...]

August 22nd, 2014|News|
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