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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]