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Category: Testimonial


United We Stand: Remembering Hurricane Ida and Advocating for a Safer Tomorrow

Dear Chhaya Friends and Community,    As the Executive Director of Chhaya CDC and a resident of the Jackson Heights community, I write this letter in honor of the lives lost during Hurricane Ida and the community that was destroyed by unprecedented inland flooding.    Two years ago, Hurricane Ida landed in the tri-state area […]

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Testimony of Annetta Seecharran, Before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties

Media Advisory: MediaAdvisory_ ED of Chhaya CDC to Testify in Congress 3_1_22 (PDF)   Watch the Full Hearing here. Wach Annetta’s Cut here.   Written Testimony – Annetta Seecharran (PDF)   Testimony of Annetta Seecharran Executive Director Chhaya CDC Before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties “Discrimination and the […]

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Mahmud’s Small Business Is Supported

Chhaya has forged ahead in extending support to our small businesses community in Jackson Heights, where we’ve helped immigrant business owners like Mahmud navigate complex government relief options available to them. We’ve also supported over 100 immigrant owned small businesses by keeping them informed of the fast-changing rules and regulations, connecting them with public and […]

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