Alameda County, CA – July 2, 2023. Indians for Collective Action (ICA), a non-profit organization committed to empowering communities, is thrilled to announce its partnership with Narika of the Bay Area to provide seed funding for their first Transitional Home (TH) in Alameda County, CA. This collaboration aims to offer a safe haven for survivors of domestic violence and their children, empowering them to rebuild their lives with courage and resilience.
Narika’s Transitional Home is a groundbreaking initiative that will provide a comprehensive housing program to survivors, equipping them with the necessary tools and support to embark on a journey of healing and self-sufficiency. The collaboration between ICA and Narika, along with other seed funders, underscores a shared commitment to addressing the critical issue of domestic violence and its lasting impact on individuals and communities.
Reshma Nigam, Vice President of ICA, expressed her enthusiasm about the partnership, stating, “The Transitional Home established by Narika is an important step in our collective efforts to support survivors of domestic violence. Through this collaboration, we are proud to contribute to the creation of a safe and nurturing environment where survivors and their children can rebuild their lives and emerge as strong individuals.”
Survivors residing at Narika’s Transitional Home will benefit from a comprehensive program tailored to their specific needs. In addition to providing secure housing, the program will encompass holistic case management services, including access to mental health resources, therapy, job training, economic assistance, and guidance in obtaining and maintaining long-term housing. By offering a combination of essential resources and support, Narika and ICA aim to empower survivors to reclaim their independence and create a brighter future for themselves and their families.
Sanjay Singh, President of Narika says, “With the opening of our first Transitional Home Narika is finally able to fulfill our long-awaited goal of providing a culturally responsive housing program for survivors of domestic violence. We are very grateful to ICA and to all our other seed funders and supporters who have come together to make this happen. It is critical that we continue to build such meaningful collaborations and step up to support survivors in our community.”
Narika extends heartfelt gratitude to all the seed donors, supporters, and allies whose generous contributions have made the establishment of the first Transitional Home possible. This collaborative effort serves as a testament to the power of community and the collective commitment to addressing domestic violence and its far-reaching consequences.
For ICA, this partnership represents a significant milestone in their ongoing mission to honor, inspire, and empower non-profit organizations in both India and the United States. By coming together and supporting initiatives like Narika’s Transitional Home, ICA remains dedicated to creating positive change and fostering resilient communities.
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