ShebaUSA organized a “Voter Registration and Guidelines” campaign at the Diversity Plaza arena in Jackson Heights last Saturday, May 31st. The campaign was led by the Sheba’s founding member Tamanna Yasmin, institution’s volunteer teacher, freedom fighter and social worker Abul...Read More
ShebaUSA invites you to participate in a fun, friendly and educational ‘storytelling with photos’ competition! Tell a story with your camera! Submit 4-10 photos to tell your story. Attractive prize and certificate will be awarded to top three winners. Photographs...Read More
ShebaUSA hosted a cultural program and street fair on Sunday, June 23 at the heart of Jackson Heights. The program was held on 73 street between Roosevelt avenue and 41st avenue from 11 am to 8pm. Congressmember honorable Joseph Crowley attended the program as the chief guest....Read More
This was part of our ongoing educational documentary viewing and discussion event for the Youth. We watched Human Planet – Oceans As an air-breathing animal, the human is not built to survive in water. But people have found ways to live an almost aquatic life so they can...Read More
ShebaUSA’s Annual Fundraising Dinner was held at the Jewish Center, 37-06, 77 Street, Jackson Heights, NY 11372 on Monday, January 28, 2013. Representative for New York’s 14th congressional district, Vice-Chair of the Democratic Caucus and Chairman of the Queens...Read More
ShebaUSA arranged a free viewing of ‘Home’ – a documentary about our precious blue planet and its fragile environment. Home is a 2009 documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand. The film is almost entirely composed of aerial shots of various places on Earth. It shows...Read More
There was a free documentary event, our second, at ShebaUSA office. More than four years in the making and packed full of filming firsts, One Life captures unprecedented and beautiful sequences of animal behaviour guaranteed to bring you closer to nature than ever before, as...Read More
Serving and bridging between cultures and languages with a focus on empowering immigrant women.
ShebaUSA, an IRS 501(c) (3), non-profit organization based in Jackson Heights, Queen was established in 1997 in order to provide resources for immigrant communities in desperate need. Our main focus has been to assist low-income South Asian immigrant populations & immigrant women, based on our research and need of our community, as well as other ethnic groups.
All of ShebaUSA’s programs are designed and targeted to empower new immigrants – regardless of origin, race, gender, language, religion, sexual orientation etc. We have free basic English language classes, civics study classes, basic computer courses. We have programs geared toward children of the immigrants, youth and women who have special need of employment, group support etc.
Adults coming into the United States of America need to have the opportunity to enroll in an English literacy program that incorporates civics education. For immigrants and other Limited English Proficient (LEP) persons to effectively participate in the communities they live in, these persons need to not only master the English language but be able to understand and navigate governmental,