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.
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]