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Join Us! Festival of Dreams 2018

Join us in celebrating our work at the 2018 Festival of Dreams! Enjoy an open bar, auction, live music, and delicious appetizers prepared again this year by Chef Surbhi Sahni! Purchase your ticket and support Sapna NYC here  

2018-10-18T10:51:39+00:00October 16th, 2018|Events, News|

Coping with New Immigration Policies: Sapna NYC Members Organize

A recent SAPNA NYC community needs assessment study shows that about half of Bangladeshi immigrant women living in New York City’s South Asian communities experience anxiety about their Muslim identity in the current political climate.  Responses to 99 surveys conducted by eight residents within three Bronx neighborhoods documented the women’s fears of being targeted by [...]

2018-02-27T21:50:56+00:00July 6th, 2017|News|

Home-Based Intervention Aims to Curb Childhood Tooth Decay and Obesity in the Bronx

Alison Karasz, Ph.D. Community Health Workers Will Collaborate with South Asian Moms to Prevent Prevalent Childhood Diseases July 11, 2016—(BRONX, NY)—More than one-third of Bronx residents are born outside of the United States. Often separated from family, challenged by language barriers, unfamiliar with health resources, and burdened by poverty, they are at high [...]

2018-02-27T21:50:56+00:00July 11th, 2016|News, Research|

ESOL Graduation Party

At the end of May, Sapna NYC held a graduation party for all three levels of ESOL classes. Students who had attended a year of classes received a certificate for completing their respective level of ESOL. ESOL teacher, Mary Fiss, gave a heartwarming speech about teaching at Sapna NYC.  About her students, she said, “I [...]

2018-02-27T21:50:56+00:00July 8th, 2016|News|

New Technical Assistance Grant from CAPACD: Introducing Parag Khandhar!

Sapna NYC has received a new grant from CAPACD to nurture our childcare worker cooperative. The generous grant of $7500 will be accompanied by a technical assistance grant. Sapna will work with Prayag Khandhar, an expert on Workers’ Cooperatives, to support the business development of Ideal Childcare. Our Coop is already partly supported by a [...]

2016-07-18T19:53:12+00:00July 2nd, 2016|News|

Sapna NYC presents Business and Entrepreneur Resource Fair

Are you a local business owner? Are you thinking of starting your own business? Sapna NYC invites you to come meet with New York City’s Small Business Services recourse partners and talk one on one with experts to learn how you can grow your business or start a new business today! This FREE event will introduce [...]

2018-02-27T21:50:56+00:00June 22nd, 2016|News|

Sapna NYC awarded Communities of Color Non-profit Stabilization Grant for the Second Year

Sapna NYC awarded Communities of Color Non-profit Stabilization Grant for the Second Year Sapna NYC recently received a $35,000 grant from the Communities of Color Nonprofit Stabilization Fund (CCNSF). The CCNSF grant serves nonprofits working with Asian, Latino and Black communities to build organizational capacity. The purpose of increasing funding to minority led organizations in [...]

2018-02-27T21:50:56+00:00June 15th, 2016|News|

CHALO Kids Art Show

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 [...]

2016-05-05T21:24:24+00:00May 5th, 2016|News|
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