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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.


Financial Readiness Workshop with Pursuits Sports Group
Blog | February 20, 2015
On February 14th, we attended a Financial Readiness Workshop sponsored by Pursuits Sports Group. The guests included former NFL player Damian Gregory, professional soccer player Yael Averbuch and former professional basketball player turned lawyer...Read more.
Young Women's Skill Building Day with Deloitte
Blog | January 15, 2015
  On Saturday, December 13, 2014 forty eight SAYA! Desi Girls attended a skill building event hosted by Deloitte consulting company. The event was packed with informative and fun workshops all lead by successful women who work for Deloitte. The...Read more.
SAYA!'s Annual Ice-Skating Trip
Blog | January 12, 2015
  On Monday, December 29th, SAYA! held it's annual ice skating trip at Flushing Meadow Park ice skating rink. The trip provided a great opportunity for youth from different SAYA! sites across Queens and Brooklyn to connect and have fun. It was...Read more.


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