Many South Asian immigrants in New York City lack health insurance and do not have primary care doctors. The South Asian Health Initiative SAHI is working to increase awareness and treatment of the most common health problems affecting the South Asian immigrant community in New York City, including oral cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. SAHI is working to identify and increase awareness of the unique health needs of the South Asian community, and to develop sustainable health initiatives.
Virtually all Asian immigration to the U. Like hundreds of other Muslim sailors at the time, he found a home in Harlem — marrying a Puerto Rican woman and opening one of the city's first Indian restaurants. He stayed there until his death in
SALGA NYC serves to promote awareness, acceptance, empowerment, and to create a safe inclusive space for people of all sexual and gender identities, who trace their heritage to South Asia and diaspora. Our mission is to enable community members to establish cultural visibility and take a stand against oppression and discrimination in all its forms. We are a social, political and support group for queer and trans people who trace their descent from countries such as Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Tibet as well as people of South Asian descent from countries such as Guyana, Trinidad and Kenya.
Southeast Asian states share a common agenda: how to manage China's rapid rise and America's slow decline. The group would be modeled on the European Union but analysts say some governments may not make the kinds of sovereignty concessions needed. As a meeting of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations begins, the region is expecting an exodus of workers to return to the family farm as a result of the downturn. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton came to Indonesia saying she wanted to pay tribute to its hard-won democracy.
Indians in the New York City metropolitan region constitute one of the largest and fastest growing ethnicities in the New York City metropolitan area of the United States. The New York City region is home to the largest Indian American population among metropolitan areas by a significant margin, enumeratinguniracial individuals by the U. Census American Community Survey estimates.
Within the past decade ICI has been successful in the promotion of the academic and public understanding on these issues through providing research and scholarship opportunities through fellowships, courses, publications, public lectures and conferences. The Institute organizes conferences, seminars, exhibits, films, lecture series and brown bag talks that bring together faculty and undergraduate and graduate students with diverse interests and backgrounds. SAI partners with departments, centers, and institutes at Columbia, and works with South Asia groups on campus and off, in order to reach new audiences and facilitate an exchange of knowledge.
The South Asian community in New York City is at high risk for lead poisoning, the Health Department warned on Wednesday with the launch of a new campaign to raise awareness about lead poisoning. The initiative is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's recently-announced LeadFreeNYC initiativewhich aims to screen apartments and eliminate lead exposure among children over the next two years. The study examined a variety of factors, including lack of health care, ethnicity, and disparities in how information about lead poisoning is disseminated, could be resulting in elevated blood lead levels.
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Although focused on South Asian youth, the group is secular and works with young people of all ethnicities. They also work to improve leadership skills and identity development. In the group began a school-based counseling program, aiming to help the social workers employed in these schools to become advocates for the South Asian students within the academic system.
We will advocate their issues with respective government agencies, along with providing technical and educational support to South Asian American businesses by building a relationship between local community organizations, political leaders, community leaders and South Asian businesses that rests on a solid foundation. Such a foundation that rests on respect for each other's cultures and values; and overall acceptance of each other's legitimate needs, concerns, interests, and objectives. These events are geared towards members on the chamber.