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Category: Announcement

06.02.20

This Fight Starts at Home: A letter from the Executive Director

Our streets have erupted with justified anger and frustration. The time has come for a radical reckoning. All of us have a role to play in ending the racialized terror and the institutionalized injustices that have led to the continued brutalization and oppression of Blacks. We at Chhaya are outraged by the murder of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and countless others. 

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03.06.20

Modern-Day Redlining: The Burden of Underbanked and Excluded Communities in New York

On March 6th, 2020, Chhaya’s Annetta Seecharran was invited to testify before the Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions, U.S. House Committee on Financial Services to share our perspective on how “modern-redlining” plays out in the lives of everyday New Yorkers.

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01.30.20

Don’t Let Hate or Fear Turn New Yorkers Against Each Other

Earlier this year, Maria Fuertes, a beloved and kind-natured figure in the Richmond Hill community, was murdered. Aminta Kilawan-Narine and Annetta Seecharran denounce the federal government’s exploitation of the crime, to pit community members against one another based on immigration status, and take aim at New York City’s sanctuary policies.

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