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, […]
We are requesting graphic designs created by New York City artists that communicate the theme of our Fair Housing campaign and reflect the cultural and linguistic diversity of our community.
Chhaya CDC and Community Groups Fight Against Hate with Large Scale Know Your Rights Workshop in Diversity Plaza
Jackson Heights, New York – June 27, 2016 – Chhaya CDC and community partners stood #UnitedAgainstHate in a large scale community event in collaboration with the Queens Museum on Saturday, June 25, 2016. In light of the heightened political rhetoric and hate crimes against the Muslim, Arab, and South Asian communities (MASA) and other marginalized groups such as […]
The Daily News’ Erica Pearson reports on Chhaya’s efforts to promote legalize basement units to make them safe, support tenant rights, and increase NYC’s affordable housing stock.
Volunteers with Chhaya help get out the vote for New York’s South Asian community.
A look at candidate preferences among the South Asian community.
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 […]
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 […]
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.