AMP: Grassroots²

Queens, NY

Chhaya CDC

Vision: Chhaya works with New Yorkers of South Asian origin, advocating and building economically stable, sustainable, and thriving communities. Chhaya aims to develop a framework that will achieve long-term stability for South Asians in NYC, enabling them to create positive, lasting change in their lives.

Impact: Chhaya offers free direct services, education and outreach, community organizing, research and policy, as well as  local and citywide coalition-building. Chhaya’s work encompasses tenant rights, financial capacity building, sustainable homeownership and much more.