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South Asian Youth Action (SAYA!) is the nation’s only secular youth development organization dedicated to South Asian youth.  Our mission is to create opportunities for South Asian youth to realize their fullest potential.  Since inception in 1996, SAYA! has brought comprehensive youth development and after-school programs to nearly 9,500 youth across New York City.


SAYA! Youth at P.S. 230 Take On Bullying
Blog | May 05, 2015
              On Thursday April 23, 2015 our youth at P.S 230 put on a mini play about bullying. The youth believed bullying was a huge issue in the school and wanted to take a stand against it. The play...Read more.
P.S. 124 Celebrates Earth Day
Blog | May 05, 2015
On April 22, 2015, SAYA! youth at P.S. 124 created Flower Pot Cups for Earth Day. Youth filled their cup half way with pudding and crushed oreos cookies to represent the dirt. They put gummy worms on top of the dirt and created flowers out of pipe...Read more.
J.H.S. 202 at Aviator Sports
Blog | April 28, 2015
  On April 6, 2015, SAYA! students spent their Spring Break at Aviator Sports located at Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn. They participated in vaulting activities, tumbling, acrobatics and enjoyed climbing to new heights on the indoor rock...Read more.


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