Chhaya CDC announces the appointment of its new Executive Director, Ms. Annetta Seecharran. Annetta is no stranger to Chhaya, having served as a board member for three years and then as Interim Executive Director for the past six months. In these two roles Annetta demonstrated her unwavering commitment to Chhaya’s mission as well as her […]
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 […]
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 […]
Jackson Heights, Queens – May 8, 2014: The BASE Coalition applauds Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration on an ambitious and innovative housing plan for New York City that is committed to preserving and creating affordable housing for all New Yorkers. The proposed plan not only creates a rich environment for growth but […]
Yesterday, the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) sued the NYC Board of Elections (“the Board”) for failing to comply with the language assistance provisions (Section 203) of the federal Voting Rights Act. On October 13, 2011, the Census Bureau announced that Queens County, New York was covered under Section 203 for Asian […]
Chhaya’s 2nd Annual Chatpati Mela last summer brought out hundreds of community members, read about last year’s celebrations.