I. Cultural Integration: Programs for South Asian Seniors, Parents, and Youth to promote health and harmony.

a) HUM Group: 

Monthly HUM event for seniors to socialize, share life experiences, have spiritual conversations, enjoy tasty food, and have FUN.

Date: Every  3rd  Wednesday of the month.

Time: 11 am to 2 pm.

b) AshaUSA Mental Health Matters Events:

Programs to increase awareness and decrease stigma associated with mental Health. 

c)  South Asian Family Education:

Bi-cultural parenting, South Asian Youth Leadership training, college readiness, etc.

II. Research and Mentorship:

AshaUSA routinely collaborates with MDH, University of Minnesota, and graduate/ under graduate students from different Universities to conduct research focused on addressing issues specific to South Asian community living in Minnesota. Mentorship of High school, undergraduate and graduate students in their research and community service projects

III. South Asian Cultural Education: 

a) Presentations to community-at-large:

Presentations to educational institutions, healthcare providers, and government agencies.


b) Under the Banyan Tree (UBT) - Story Telling Project:

“Under the Banyan Tree” hopes to engage, educate and build fellow Minnesotans’ understanding and perceptions of South Asian Americans who call Minnesota home. 

Interested in getting involved? Please contact Sayali at ashausa2014@gmail.com


1. HUM Group (outdoor activities, rides to HUM monthly event)

2. Mental Health Matters:

  • Speaker Series

  • Panel Discussions

  • Youth Affinity Groups

3. Monthly Podcast series on issues       related to cultural integration

4. Research on Workplace Integration

AshaUSA  Partners:

AshaUSA.org - A non-profit (501 c3) Organization based in Minnesota EIN 47-1249921

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