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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.

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!

Chhaya’s Annual 2014 Report

Chhaya CDC’s Annual Report for 2014 has just been released. Check out the work we have done over the course of the year and our achievements in each of our program areas. Chhaya CDC impacts real lives and shapes public dialogue among South Asians in our city. Our Annual Report reflects these activities and we […]

Relief for Nepal Earthquake

Relief for Nepal Earthquake

Our thoughts go out to all those affected by the earthquake in Nepal. Please consider donating towards relief efforts. Partner organization, Adhikaar, has set up a fundraising campaign for earthquake relief efforts. Google has  developed a ‘person finder’ tool to help relatives find loved ones  in Nepal.

Get Involved! Participatory Budget Voting

Get Involved! Participatory Budget Voting

Take part in participatory budget voting this week. Participatory budgeting is an exciting way for our community members to get involved in how money is spent in our community. By voting on participatory budgeting, you can help decide how $1 million will be used in our community. This year the voting will take place until […]