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Chhaya is providing free tax preparation assistance

If you and your family earn less than $54,000 or gets paid in cash, we can help you can file your income tax return for free.

National Voter Registration Day

Chhaya — along with countless organizations, volunteers, and celebrities from around the country — will “hit the streets” on September 22, 2015, for National Voter Registration Day. This single day of coordinated field, technology and media efforts will create national awareness of voter registration opportunities and is expected to reach tens of thousands of voters.

5th Annual Chatpati Mela

The 5th annual Chatpati Mela took place on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 from 2PM–8PM at Play Street/Pedestrian Plaza.

The event attracted over 3,000 people and featured cultural performances, neighborhood leadership awards, South Asian snacks, Henna tattoo artists, paani puri eating contest, art activities for kids, open mic, raffle, and much more!