Events

Start the Conversation

Daya’s lecture and event series where we consider, analyze, and confront the issues, challenges and complexities that affect us all. 

 

Film Screenings

Films and documentaries about gender based violence and women’s rights.

 

Educational Events

Seminars, workshops, and panels that address issues in our community


Special Events

Fundraisers, celebrations, and other gatherings to honor Daya's work and the community

Assume Nothing: True Stories from Behind Closed Doors

SAVE THE DATE

Revention Music Center, 520 Texas Ave / Houston, TX 77002

FUNDRAISING EVENTS

Interfaith Community Dialogues on Domestic Violence Interventions

The Interfaith Community Dialogues on Domestic Violence Intervention seminar for faith leaders will prepare them as first responders to family violence within their congregations. This interactive seminar will cover the signs of abuse, how to respond to victims of domestic violence, and resources available by geographic area.

Crime Stoppers of Houston 3001 Main Street Houston, TX 77002

EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Break the Silence

An informative and interactive workshop on how to recognize and respond to domestic violence. This free workshop is open to all, and young adults are encouraged to attend.

India House, 8888 W Bellfort Avenue, Houston

EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Break the Silence

An informative and interactive workshop on how to recognize and respond to domestic violence.

United Way Fort Bend Center, 12300 Parc Crest Drive, Stafford, TX

EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Special Guests: Irfana Hussain, Nusrat Ameen, Srushti Mahamuni

Recognizing Sexual Assault in AAPI Communities

A workshop for service providers, advocates, and volunteers that work with Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities on how to recognize sexual assault and provide culturally specific services.

Sakina Center, 7211 Regency Square Boulevard, Suite 101, Houston, TX 77036

EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Special Guests:Chic Dabby

Stand Proud: Being an Ally in the Fight for Equality

Workshop and panel to increase awareness of issues that LGBTQ people face and provide tools to create a safer community for Houston’s LGBTQ population.

United Way Community Resource Center, 50 Waugh Dr., Houston

START THE CONVERSATION

Special Guests: Eesha Pandit, Baber Mohammed, Shaheen Lokhandwala, Shay Sheikh

Fight Back: A Workshop on Sexual Assault

An interactive workshop and panel about how to recognize signs of sexual abuse and respond in ways that empower survivors.

First Colony Community Center, 3232 Austin Parkway, Sugar Land, TX

START THE CONVERSATION

Special Guests: Officer Vaibhavi Patel, Officer Monique Francis, Officer Kollean Himes, Officer Ernest Slaughter, Dr. Sindhu Idicula Giri, Lakshmy Parameswaran

Open Up: Exploring & Understanding your Mental Health

Panel and discussion addressing the stigma of mental illness, impact of academic pressure on kids, and tools available to families.

India House, 8888 W. Bellfort, Houston

START THE CONVERSATION

Special Guests: Sanjana Puri, Dr. Kirandeep Kaur, Dr. Eugene Toy, and Dr. Salimah Khan

Women We Admire

Join us in celebrating the Women We Admire. On October 13, we invite you to tea, light bites, and life lessons from Designer, Entrepreneur, and Project Runway Winner, Chloe Dao. All proceeds go towards supporting the clients of Daya.

The Hess Club 5430 Westheimer Ct. Houston, TX 77056

FUNDRAISING EVENTS

Special Guests: Chloe Dao

From Awareness to Allyship: The Next Step to End Domestic Violence

For Domestic Violence Awareness Month, join Daya for an interactive training to learn how you can safely support survivors that are your friends, neighbors, family, and colleagues. Hear testimonials from survivors and learn how to be an ally from guest speaker, Roy Rios from The Texas Council on Family Violence (TCFV).

The Montrose Center 401 Branard Street Houston, TX 77006

EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Special Guests: Roy Rios

Fight the Fear: Immigration Listening Session

A community listening session with Tahirih Justice Center Houston and An-Nisa to learn about today's immigration climate from immigration attorney and community advocates.

Sakina Center, 7211 Regency Square Boulevard.Houston, TX 77036

EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Special Guests: Karla Perez, Nusrat Ameen, Amina Ishaq

India’s Daughter

Film screening of documentary film, India’s Daughter.

MATCH, 3400 Main St., Houston

FILM SCREENING

Changing HERstory: Remembering Maple

A screening of the documentary film, Remembering Maple followed by a discussion and Q&A with the film’s director, Jasleen Kaur.

MATCH, 3400 Main St., Houston

FILM SCREENING

Special Guests: Rachna Khare, Jasleen Kaur, Vikash Ravi

Breaking Silence on Sexual Violence

Screening of Breaking Silence followed by an open mic and panel discussion about sexual violence in the community.

MATCH, 3400 Main St., Houston

START THE CONVERSATION

Special Guests: Hareema Mela, Dr. Sindhu Idicula

Parched

Film screening of the Hindi film, Parched.

AMC Fountains 18, 11225 Fountain Lake Dr., Stafford, TX

FILM SCREENING

Be Heard. Speaking up & Becoming Your Own Best Advocate.

An interactive discussion with Dean Latha Ramchand about finding your inner voice and being your own best advocate.

United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston

START THE CONVERSATION

Special Guest: Latha Ramchand

An Evening of Remembrance, Caring, and Hope

Multi-faith vigil in memory of domestic violence victims and in celebration of survivors for domestic violence awareness month.

Crime Stoppers of Houston 3001 Main Street Houston, TX 77002

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Decriminalize Poverty: Protecting Immigrant Survivors From the Public Charge Rule

Fight the fear with facts. A workshop for community navigators, case managers, advocates, and social service providers to learn about the recent changes and its impact for immigrant families.

United Way of Greater Houston, 50 Waugh Drive, Houston

EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Brown Bodies, Bold Stories

In collaboration with SAYHU, a conversation and celebration of South Asian identities, desire, and experiences followed by a story sharing session.

Art League, 1953 Montrose Blvd, Houston

EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Special Guests: Srushti Mahamuni, Naushaba Patel

Wisdom in Aging

Informative discussion about navigating the challenges of aging, caring for aging family members, and preventing elder abuse.

India House, 8888 W Bellfort Avenue, Houston

START THE CONVERSATION

Special Guests: Chic Dabby, Rachel Portnoy

Beyond the Headlines: Examining Today’s Immigration Landscape

A diverse panel of attorneys, advocacy experts, and survivors discuss recent immigration changes, their impact, and how you can get involved.

India House, 8888 W Bellfort Avenue, Houston

START THE CONVERSATION

Special Guests: Irfana Hussain, Jessica Howton, Deborah Chen, Nabila Mansoor, Andrea Guttin

Compassionate Communication Workshop

Workshop led by Bren Hardt about the art of compassionate communication to empower you to be an effective communicator and peacemaker.

Sri Meenakshi Temple, 17130 Mclean Rd., Pearland, TX

EDUCATIONAL EVENTS

Special Guest: Bren Hardt

Step Forward: After Awareness & Understanding Comes the Time for Action

Part two of starting a conversation on mental health in the South Asian community to learn about actions for better mental health.

India House, 8888 W. Bellfort, Houston

START THE CONVERSATION

Special Guests: Sanjana Puri, Dr. Salimah Khan, Sanjana Puri, Shireen Haq

Unbroken Glass

Film screening of Unbroken Glass followed by a discussion with the filmmaker, Dinesh Das Sabu and psychologist, Sadia Jalali about mental health in the South Asian community.

India House, 8888 W. Bellfort, Houston

START THE CONVERSATION

Special Guests: Sadia Jalali and Dinesh Sabu

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