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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!'s Annual Ice-Skating Trip
Blog | January 15, 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.
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 night at the Big Apple Circus
Blog | January 06, 2015
SAYA! COMPASS Program PS 124 attended a special trip to the “Night at the Big Apple Circus” on Wednesday, December 10th. This was a special invitation by Bloomberg Partners in celebration of the holiday season and New Year. Due to the limited number...Read more.


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