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Jackson Heights immigrant groups speak out about harassment

Jackson Heights immigrant groups speak out about harassment

Members of the Jackson Heights’ South Asian community spoke out about concerns following the presidential election on Saturday at a Chhaya CDC town hall meeting and were joined by state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst). Chhaya is an organization dedicated to advocating for South Asian immigrant centers in the city to build economically stable, sustainable, […]

Housing Experts Discuss Opportunities  for Sustainable Homeownership in NYC

Housing Experts Discuss Opportunities for Sustainable Homeownership in NYC

Queens, NY— Chhaya CDC’s Seventh Annual Home Buyer Fair was held on Saturday, April 9th 2016, in Jackson Heights, attracting over 300 prospective homebuyers. Co-sponsored by Councilmember Daniel Dromm and Senator Jose Peralta, the fair connected community members, many of whom are new immigrants, with the resources and knowledge to fulfill one of their life […]

Queens Housing Groups
To Discuss Alleged Tenant Abuse

NEW YORK, NY – On Thursday, February 25th from 4pm – 7pm, Chhaya CDC, Woodside on the Move, and Asian Americans for Equality will hold a rally and press conference to discuss alleged tenant issues with Zara Realty. The rally will take place outside 88-25 148th Street, Jamaica, Queens. Tenants will offer testimonials and demand justice and fair […]

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.