Saheli Showcases Programs and Services at Mission Hill Health Fair

On April 9th, 2016, Saheli hosted a table at the Mission Hill Health Fair. This community health fair in Boston’s Mission Hill neighborhood was organized by Mission Hill Health Movement in partnership with the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences to bring information about health care services to the community. Saheli distributed brochures and…

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Senior Domestic Violence Advocate Salita Mehta gets an Award

  Massachusetts Office For Victim Assistance (MOVA) awarded Saheli’s Senior Domestic Violence Advocate Salita Mehta an award for her 10 years of service helping victims and survivors. The ceremony was held at the World Trade Center, and attended by Maura Healy, Mass Attorney General, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, hosted by Liam Lowney, ED of MOVA…


NH State Rep Latha Mangipudi Speaks with Saheli

On April 9th, 2016, Saheli welcomed New Hampshire State Representative Latha Mangipudi to our monthly meeting to discuss her constituents’ challenges and future opportunities for collaboration with Saheli. Representative Mangipudi is the first Indian American to be elected to the New Hampshire State House, and was re-elected in 2014 to represent Ward 8 in Nashua,…

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MIRA Coalition to Celebrate Immigrant’s Day at State House

The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy (MIRA) Coalition will be celebrating the 20th annual Immigrant’s Day at the Massachusetts State House on Monday April 11. Attorney General Maura Healey will be honored and Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz will be making special remarks. In the current anti-immigrant climate, it is crucial that immigrants and refugees have their…

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Saheli at Health & Wellness Expo 2016

The Mega Health & Wellness Expo was a huge gathering of South Asian community members, physicians, vendors of health care products and services, and people with an interest in health. Despite snow and an overcast sky, approximately 60 speakers, 30 exhibitors, and hundreds of attendees were present. Saheli hosted a table at the event and…

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A Musical Journey with Hrishikesh Mukherjee

Bollywood has given us several legends in music and film over the years. One such legendary film director is Hrishikesh Mukherjee, lovingly referred to as Hrishi da. Who can forget his movies such as Anupama, Anand, Abhimaan, Anuradha, Guddi, Bawarchi, Namak Haram, Golmaal, Chupke Chupke and Mili? Hrishi da’s movies famously depicted Indian middle class…

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Free Financial Literacy Class in Brighton

A Saheli volunteer is offering a free class in financial literacy. The class will take place on March 31 at the Brighton Branch of Boston Public Library! More information and link to register can be found here:  


Saheli Reflects on 2015!

  The year 2015 has come and gone and here at Saheli, Support and Friendship for South Asian Women and Families. We’ve been busy as we’ve expanded and accomplished a lot through our services. This year, Saheli welcomed a new Board President and three new members to its Governing Board. In May we appointed a…

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“Know Your Rights” Classes Start March 28

SABA GB’s Know Your Rights class will start on Monday March 28 and will continue each Monday (except for Patriots Day) until May 9.  The classes are from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Waltham Public Library in the Trustee’s room, located on the second floor of the Library. Each class is taught by a lawyer or a judge who is an…