AIA represents the hopes and aspirations of those immigrants who are united by their common bond of Indian heritage and American commitment.
AlA concerns itself with the social welfare of the Asian Indians who have decided to live in the United States, and to help them become a part of the mainstream of American life. To facilitate participation by the members of AlA and others in the development and progress of India, and To facilitate involvement of the members of the Asian Indian Community in American Community life through Charitable, Cultural and Educational activities.
This will be the City’s free, summer plan for any child in grades K-12 including students with disabilities, who wants to participate. Applications for free Summer Rising in-person programs (grades K-8) will open Monday, April 26, 2021. Families can sign up through the Discover DYCD website
Summer Rising programs are full day and in-person experiences for students K-8.
Students with 12-month IEPs will be contacted about participating in their IEP-recommended programs and about their learning preferences (remot
The Association of Indians in America (AlA) is the oldest national association of Asian Indians in America. It was founded on August 20, 1967 after the United States Congress passed the Immigration Act during 1965-66, repealing the Asian Exclusion Act of 1917.
AIA Constitution Adopted
AIA adopts the democratic principles of "one member one vote", with chapters and membership spread across the United States of America.
Acquiring tax-exempt status
AlA obtains IRS exempt status.
Earthquake Relief Operations
AIA helps raise funds to help the victims of the earthquake in Maharashtra, Western India, in 1993.
Sushruta and Charaka Awards
Instituted in 1993 to recognize and honor people of Indian origin in the field of Medicine and Health Care.
New York City Recognizes Deepavali as an official holiday
In recognition of Diwali alternate street parking in the city of New York is suspended.
White House celebrates Deepavali
AIA facilitates the first celebration of Deepavali at the White House.
Official USPS Deepavali Stamp Unveiled
Resolution introduced in the House of Representatives advising USPS to issue a stamp commemorating Deepavali.