SACSS in The News

NYCEAL article spotlights SACSS’ response to COVID-19 pandemic VIEW

The SACSS Mantra – Service, Aid, Care, Share, Selfless, December 15, 2022 VIEW

An in depth story on SACSS 2022 gala in News India Times, November 15, 2022 VIEW

QNS.COM highlights SACSS’ 2022 Gala, November 10, 2022 VIEW

Epicenter NYC Features SACSS Food Pantry In Article on Food Insecurity amongst Seniors – August 3, 2022 VIEW

Cheddar TV’s Hena Doba Interviews SACSS Exec. Director Sudha Acharya – July 15, 2022 VIEW

Desi Talk covers SACSS’ at White House bill-signing ceremony – July 1, 2022 VIEW

News India Times highlights SACSS’ attendance of White House bill-signing ceremony – June 27, 2022 VIEW

Executive Director Sudha Acharya was featured in an article by SEEMA  – December, 2021. VIEW

Director Rehan Mehmood is quoted in an article about health insurance for immigrants.  Published – February 19, 2022. VIEW

Executive Director Sudha Acharya is quoted in an article by Harlem World congratulating NYC Health and Hospitals. Published – February 17, 2022. VIEW

Queens Chronicle article looks back on 2021, and includes SACSS’s ribbon cutting.  Published – January 6, 2022. VIEW

Executive Director Sudha Acharya speaks on redistricting in an article in City Limits. Published – January 4, 2022. VIEW

News India Times, in its year-end highlights, features SACSS mental health panel, new Community Center inauguration as well as our Senior Support groups and wellness workshops. Published – December 30, 2021. VIEW

SACSS was among 21 partners who contributed to a report. Published – December 16, 2021. VIEW

SACSS partners with NYC Care . Published – November 10, 2021. VIEW

SACSS #FoodYouWant fundraiser is featured in and article by News India Times. Published – September 21, 2021. VIEW

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of SACSS New Community Center is featured in VOSA. Published – August 23, 2021.VIEW

SACSS Ribbon Cutting Ceremony was featured in an article by Desi Talks. Published – August 20, 2021. VIEW

Hum Hindustani features SACSS Ribbon Cutting Ceremony of New Community Center. Published August 20, 2021.VIEW

NYN First Read reports SACSS Ribbon Cutting Ceremony. Published – August 23, 2021.VIEW

SACSS New Community Center Ribbon Cutting Ceremony is featured in Queens Gazette. Published – August 19, 2021.VIEW

Queens Chronicles reports SACSS New Community Center amidst need. Published – August 19, 2021.VIEW

News India Times reports SACSS New Community Center Inauguration with elected officials. Published – August 18, 2021.VIEW

Array of state and local elected officials inaugurate South Asian Council for Social Services New Community Center.Published – August 17, 2021.VIEW

Flushing Bank Attends Ribbon Cutting Celebration at SACSS New Community Center as reported in Yahoo finance and Bakersfield.Published – August 17, 2021. VIEW VIEW

QNS reports SACSS celebrates opening of New Community Center. Published – August 17, 2021. VIEW

The Indian Panorama Newspaper cover SACSS’s New Community Center Inauguration. Published – August 15, 2021. VIEW

India West newspaper cover SACSS’s Inauguration of New Community Center. Published – August – 14, 2021. VIEW

World Journal features SACSS Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Community Center. Published – August 12, 2021.VIEW

SACSS Inauguration of New Community Center is featured in Epoch Times. Published August – 13, 2021.VIEW

SACSS Ribbon Cutting of New Community Center is featured in China Press. Published – August 12, 2021.VIEW

Director Rehan Mehmood explains why “Redistricting Means Power” in an Article in Gothamist. Published – July 24, 2021. VIEW

SACSS was proud to join with many NYC organizations and advocates to rally for a budget that centers immigrants as essential to our city’s recovery as shown in Harlem World Magazine. Published – June 15, 2021. VIEW

SACSS was awarded a grant from Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation. Published – April 27, 2021. VIEW

SACSS was mentioned in an article by Well+Good as one of the organizations that is providing culturally appropriate meals. Published – March 23, 2021. VIEW

SACSS was featured in an article by Thrillest on how to support Asian American communities in NYC. Published – March. 19, 2021. VIEW

The New York Times features SACSS in an article on the growing need for Food Pantries in New York City. Published – Oct. 20, 2020. VIEW

Hum Hindustani New York highlights SACSS’s upcoming Queens Strong event. October 09 – 15, 2020. VIEW

News India Times reports Sudha Acharya attending the GOPIO virtual ceremony on September 24 which was broadcasted around the world. Published – October 2, 2020. ↳VIEW

Staff and volunteers of the SACSS get members of the community to fill Census 2020 forms during their food drives as reported by News India Times. Published – September 25, 2020. ↳VIEW

News India Times features Sudha Acharya in an article addressing the growing number of scams regarding the elderly. Published – September 11, 2020. ↳VIEW

Sudha Acharya, as reported by News India Times, talks about the importance of health insurance as the City will collaborate with SACSS to enroll uninsured New Yorkers in NYC Care. Published – September 2, 2020. VIEW

News India Times features SACSS in an article which shows them committed to getting more community members to fill out 2020 Census. Published – August 30, 2020. ↳VIEW

SACSS is featured in NY1 on how people can fill out there census while waiting for the food distribution line. Published – July 29, 20202. ↳VIEW

Bangladeshi leading Nawspaper “Prothom Alo” published an article about SACSS(Article in Bangla. Published – May 29. 2020. ↳VIEW

The Queens Daily Eagle shows how SACSS assists low-income communities in a mission to access healthcare. Published – April 23, 2020. ↳VIEW

News India Times highlights how SACSS is delivering groceries amidst the Covid-19 Pandemic. Published – April 14, 2020. ↳VIEW

News India Times features, Rehan Mehmood, director of health services at the South Asian Council for Social Services, delivering a bag of food to a client in Queens, observing COVID-19 social distancing rules. Published – April 14, 2020. ↳VIEW

Hunter College New York City Food Policy Center shows how SACSS empowers the South Asian community through its many services. Published – March 9, 2020. ↳ VIEW

SACSS trains with The Asian Pacific American Complete Count Committee to prepare for Census outreach as reported in News India Times. Published – January 20, 2020. ↳ VIEW

Desi Talks shows NYC Council Members visiting SACSS food pantry ↳ VIEW

Sudha Acharya talks about thanksgiving in News India Times. ↳VIEW

News India Times shows the significant difference that SACSS has made in the quality of life of South Asian immigrants in the country ↳VIEW

National Public Radio (NPR) features SACSS in an interview ↳VIEW

News India Times and The Indian Panorama features SACSS in an article about how they honor Dr. Jagat Narula and Peter Koo at the 18th annual gala. ↳VIEW ↳VIEW

South Asian-American Non-Profit Leads Joint Health Services Initiative With $700, 000 Innovation Grant as reported by News India Times ↳VIEW

News India Times features SACSS in an article as they continues to serve the community with its food pantry, healthcare access, senior services, other benefits and civic engagement. ↳VIEW

SACSS 2017 Gala holds the theme of food security in under-served South Asian communities in Indian-Americans as reported by News India Times. ↳VIEW

NY Times interviews Sudha Acharya on the growing need for culturally appropriate food in “Adding Pantries and Spice to New York’s Hungry Neighborhoods” ↳VIEW

The Indian Panorma reports NYC Council Member Peter Koo visits SACSS Summer Youth Leadership Program ↳VIEW

News India Times reports how South Asian organization addresses hunger, food insecurity in New York City ↳VIEW

The Need for City’s Only South Asian Food Pantry ↳VIEW

Release of Unlocking the Golden Door ↳VIEW

9/11 Seven Years Later SAJA report ↳VIEW

Gotham Gazette reports SACSS encourages taxi drivers to take care of there health ↳VIEW


Unlocking the Golden Door (PDF, file size) ↳VIEW

9/11 Book of Memories (PDF, file size) ↳VIEW

Sudha Acharya’s Testimony AALR Fall 2011 on 9/11 (PDF, file size) ↳VIEW

Every disease…man can get can start in this cab’’: Focus Groups to Identify South Asian Taxi Drivers’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs About Cardiovascular Disease and Its Risks (Authors: Francesca M. Gany , Pavan P. Gill , Ayaz Ahmed, Sudha Acharya, Jennifer Leng) ↳VIEW

Another Publication headed by NYIC with SACSS collaboration (PDF, file size) ↳VIEW

Sacss Highlighted in Other Agency Websites

ITV Gold features SACSS “Anguished from Afar” Mental Health Panel highlights. ↳VIEW

SACSS in Resilience Rising 2020 – a video from NYC Service that looks back on the year of Covid, and how volunteers responded to the crisis. ↳VIEW

Our Executive Director Sudha Acharya and other panelists give their take on what the State Government can do to improve access to adult English language classes to improve the lives of immigrants in our communities in Virtual Listening Tour of the Assembly Task Force on New Americans co-hosted by Chairwoman Catalina Cruz. ↳VIEW

OneCity Health $700,000 Grant Press Release ↳VIEW More Information on Grant ↳VIEW

Union Square Awards Article ↳VIEW

Asian American Federation 9/11 Tribute ↳VIEW

How We Have Stayed Alive Despite Madoff Scandal ↳VIEW

Press Release at SAALT website ↳VIEW

Sudha Acharya Advocating ↳VIEW

NYIC (Health Reform One Year Later) ↳VIEW (Health Reform Two Years Later) ↳VIEW


Sudha Speaks At Power Women Of Queens Award Event ↳VIEW

A heart to heart conversation with Sudha Acharya and Sarina Jain ↳VIEW

Watch Chef Surbhi Sahni Cooking Chickpea Salad for #FoodYouWant ↳VIEW

SACSS New Building Ribbon Cutting Inauguration↳VIEW

Anguished From Afar: A Mental Health Panel for South Asian Communities During Covid-19 ↳VIEW

SACSS’s 2000-2020: The First 20 Years, and the Next to Come ↳VIEW

SACSS 20th Anniversary #QueensStrong event! ↳VIEW

SACSS Gala 2016 ↳VIEW

Panel Discussion On Obamacare | Rene Report ↳VIEW

NYIC Press Briefing video: Immigrants and Health Care Reform ↳VIEW

Sudha Aacharya India-Abroad award video ↳VIEW