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Saheli Volunteer Uma Venkatraman Shares Her Experience

  Volunteer Uma Venkatraman shares her experience facilitating our workshops about gender issues and domestic violence and connecting with the participants.  “One of my highlights of volunteering with Saheli has been working on curriculum development for workshops about gender and domestic violence. Curriculum development and facilitation have been interests of mine for the past few years…

Chakra Healing & Meditation 101

Join chakra healing expert Smita Jayakar in this peaceful workshop to reduce stress and anxiety. Saheli aims to bring attention to and alleviate mental and emotional health issues in the South Asian community, and here is an opportunity to do just that. Smita has over thirty years of experience in the areas of yoga, meditation,…

Saheli Speaks on Belmont Rising Show!

Belmont Rising Show invited Rita, Salita and Jonjy to talk about the Saheli Support group and other programs this week. Click the link below to watch! http://vp.telvue.com/preview?id=T02787&video=267272 Salita gave a great summary of the topics covered in the support group, Rita talked about how the support group is being set up and Jonjy discussed the inclusion…

Mega Health Expo in Burlington

Mega Health Expo FREE educational event for the community . Listen to area’s best experts in traditional medicine like diabetes , Heart disease ,alternative medicine , Yoga ,meditation ,fitness and wellness Date: 04/03/2016 Location: Burlington Marriott Time: 10 am to 4 PM Organized By: INE Multimedia Cost: FREE Contact: Iinfo@inemultimedia.com Web: www.INE multimedia.org Email: drmanjusheth@gmail.com

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Parenting South Asian Children and Teens

Rohit Chandra M.D. Adult and Child Psychiatrist,  MGH-Chelsea Sunday, March 13th 2:30pm Acton Library, 486 Main St, Acton, MA 01720 Topics include: Parenting Challenges: Value Differences and Navigation Strategies Parenting in the Digital Era: Social Media and Screen Time Talk will be followed by 30-minute “Stress-Relieving Exercises” led by Nishitha Foster (Zumba and Pilates Instructor)…

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Saheli’s Quincy Computer Class Successfully Completed!

Saheli South Shore completed its first successful computer class semester in the Fall of 2015. The classes were enthusiastically created in collaboration with all of the library staff and assistant director, Clayton Cheever. The classes focused on a basic introduction to web browsing, resource finding, electronic correspondence, letter writing, as well as budget charts using…

Don’t Miss Mehndi on March 20th, 3-7 pm!

On March 20, 2016, Saheli, Support and Friendship for South Asian Women and Families will be hosting our annual Mehndi fundraiser at Sons of Italy in Woburn, MA. In years past, this women and young girls’ event has been sold-out and is aimed at spreading the word about Saheli among other South Asian groups, particularly…

Ramesh Advani Discusses engaging men in anti-violence work

(Originally published in Jane Doe Inc Website) Mr. Ramesh Advani is a member of the advisory committee of Saheli, a Jane Doe Inc. member organization serving the South Asian community of the greater Boston area. Ramesh recalls first getting involved with Saheli in fundraising efforts, only to find himself called to partner with them in…

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Celebrating India’s Republic Day at Burlington High School!

Written by Saheli Volunteer, Supriya Saurabh “A Nation’s Culture Resides In The Hearts and In The Souls of Its People” Anonymous It was a cold Saturday evening in the town of Burlington when hundreds of people of Indian origin came together to celebrate India Day. The festive atmosphere at the Burlington High School Auditorium was…