Empowering India’s Youth through Literacy

Empowering India’s Youth through Literacy

March 9, 2014 |
When my mother, the eldest of seven, was 16 years old and living in India, she was approached by her parents and asked to prepare for marriage, which was the accepted path for a girl in her family. Rather than… Read more
What can I do?

What can I do?

February 16, 2014 |
The more we learn about the world’s problems, the more powerless we feel to solve them. And the more powerless we feel, the more powerless we become. What can I do to solve big complex problems like illiteracy, world hunger,… Read more
Bollywood in the USA – TAKE ONE

Bollywood in the USA – TAKE ONE

February 10, 2014 |
2013 was a great year for Bollywood in North America. New Box office records were set by Chennai Express in August only to be bested, a few weeks later in December, by Dhoom 3. Collections: An all time record of… Read more
South Asian youth: Critical mass and Urgent needs

South Asian youth: Critical mass and Urgent needs

February 1, 2014 |
Last month South Asian Youth Action (SAYA!) released the first policy report on South Asian poverty in New York City, New York City South Asian youth: critical mass, urgent needs. The report provides original census data analysis of our community and the… Read more
Aram Sei – Desire to help!

Aram Sei – Desire to help!

January 26, 2014 |
I have always followed with great interest the work of Mr.Vidyaakar who founded Udavum Karangal (UK) meaning, Helping Hands, a cause close to my heart and a big part of my growing years in Madras,India. Founded over 31 years ago,… Read more
Ordinary People, Extraordinary Contributions

Ordinary People, Extraordinary Contributions

January 12, 2014 |
On January 3, 1957, Dalip Singh Saund, an immigrant to the United States born in a small village in the Punjab province of British India was sworn into office as member of the U.S. House of Representatives. He was the… Read more
The Power of our Community

The Power of our Community

January 6, 2014 |
The key ingredient for a community’s political power is its foundation. If you look at Jewish Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans one aspect of their political involvement that cuts across these groups - they invest in their young. For… Read more