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Sapna NYC’s Workers’ Cooperative in the News!

Sapna NYC is proud to announce that the first South Asian worker's cooperative in the in the United States is in the news! Open City Magazine and Voices of NY features Sapna NYC's ASHA Group Cooperative. Our participants have started their very own food business. Watch them in action in the video above and read the articles to learn more!

July 24th, 2014|News|

Sapna NYC Match a Dream Launch Party June 17th!

Come enjoy hor d'oeuvres and drinks while hearing about Sapna NYC Match a Dream campaign to empower South Asian women. Sapna NYC empowers South Asian immigrant women to realize their dreams by improving health and mental health, enhancing social capital, creating economic opportunities, and building a collective voice for change.   $25 tickets can be [...]

June 3rd, 2014|News|

Sapna NYC Receives Award of Recognition from City Counil and Public Advocate

On March 27th, 2014 - City Council and New York City's Public Advocate's office hosted South Asian organizations and institutions working with South Asian immigrant communities in honor of Bangladesh Independence Day. Sapna NYC was among the invited and received an award of recognition for our achievements. Sapna NYC was recognized for its work in [...]

April 24th, 2014|News|

Sapna NYC invites you to our SAATHI Health Conference!

SAATHI is our diabetes prevention and healthy lifestyle program for South Asian immigrant women. Learn about healthy lifestyle change through the performance of a traditional Bangladeshi “puthi path” -- a story sung as a poetic ballad.   Place: Central Library  89-11 Merrick Blvd. Jamaica, NY 11432 Date:   March 13th, 2014 Time:  11AM-1PM      We look [...]

February 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|

Sapna NYC invites you to our APPLE Community Event!

APPLE is our healthy lifestyle program for South Asian immigrant women. Come learn from our APPLE participants how small changes in lifestyle can improve your family’s health!   Place: Bait-ul-Zafar 188-15 McLaughlin Avenue Hollis, NY 11423 Date:  March 8, 2014 Time: 11AM to 1PM This is a women’s only event. Thank you for your consideration. [...]

February 21st, 2014|News|

Parent Advocacy Workshops This Friday, February 7th!

Sapna NYC has been working together with our Coalition for Asian American Children and Families for the past year and a half to offer workshops for immigrant South Asian parents in the Bronx. This Friday, on February 7th, we will be starting our second cohort group. Parents will be meeting every other Friday for 3 [...]

February 5th, 2014|News|

Friday, January 24th – Sapna NYC presents “They Call Me Q!”

Sapna NYC presents a one woman play written and performed by Qurrat Ann Kadwani. Qurrat's moving play takes a close up look at what it means to be a South Asian immigrant woman in New York City. Come see her in action on Friday, January 24 at the Producers Club. After the play, you'll have a chance [...]

January 24th, 2014|News|

Invest in Women. Give the Gift of Hope!

When Asma came to NYC with her husband, son and soon to be second child, she was isolated and alone. She did not know anybody and desperately missed her family and friends.  Asma spent each day passing back and forth between her cramped apartment, her child's school, and the grocery store. She wanted to do [...]

December 19th, 2013|News|

Sapna NYC in the The Aerogram: Qurrat Ann Kadwani’s Picks of the Week!

Qurrat Ann Kadwani, who MC'd our Taste of South Asia event on Oct. 2nd, showcases her picks of the week on The Aerogram. Sapna NYC is among them - check out the rest here: The Aerogram’s Quick Picks of the Week: Actress Qurrat Ann Kadwani    

December 2nd, 2013|News|

Introducing Our New Website!

Welcome to our new website! We are now officially Sapna NYC (formerly Westchester Square Partnership). "Sapna" means dream in many South Asian languages. Founded in 2008 to address the social and economic needs of South Asian women in the Bronx, we now provide services, create opportunities, and conduct innovative participatory research in diverse South Asian [...]

August 24th, 2013|News|
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