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Ek Shaam 2019

Ek Shaam Raksha ke Naam 2019

Come and join us as we celebrate 21 years of Ek Shaam for a night of storytelling, friendship, and entertainment!

“Together We Heal” Join us to bring this year’s theme with Amita Swadhin.

Raise funds to touch 40 thousand South Asian lives that Rakhsa has supported in its lifetime.

Raksha — meaning “protection” in several South Asian languages — is a Georgia-based nonprofit organization for the South Asian community.   Raksha’s mission is to promote a stronger and healthier South Asian community through confidential support services, education, and advocacy. Raksha works towards healing, empowerment, and justice for survivors of violence.  Guided by values of community collaboration, diversity in leadership, and the dignity and worth of every individual, Raksha strives to empower and serve the South Asian community.

Though we primarily serve the South Asian community, we provide services to all those who face similar barriers to justice, regardless of ability, country of origin, race, religion, caste, socioeconomic status, gender identity, age, immigration status, or sexual orientation.


Ek Shaam Raksha Ke Naam–November 10, 2017 at Westin Perimeter"

Buford Highway Half Marathon — October 1st, 2017 at Plaza Fiesta

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What are you doing Oct. 1? Come hang out with us on Buford Highway! We are a partner for the 2017 @BuHiHalf. Run or walk your choice of a 13.1, 10k, 5k, 2-mile stroll course or bike the 13mile course down the center lane of Buford Highway. THEN WE EAT! 20 BuHi restaurants provide authentic international food samples at the finish line for participants. Festival activities to follow.


Ek Shaam Raksha Ke Naam – Dec. 2, 2016 at the Gathering Spot

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The Gathering Spot

Check out our video reflecting on some memories through our 20 years! Thanks to all of you who have helped be a part of the Raksha family !  We are here today because of your support and involvement.

Dec 1st is Giving Tuesday! If you have a paypal account and give through the paypal giving fund, Raksha gets a 1% match. Give the gift of a stronger and healthier South Asian Community!


OCT 3, 2015



Happy Father’s Day to the amazing men who show up in the lives of their loved ones!  You do make a difference and we are grateful for you!!!


Raksha, Inc  Announces New Sexual Assault Support group for South Asian College Women

Raksha, Inc. is pleased to announce our first sexual assault support group for South Asian college women.  For those who are interested please contact Raksha at 404-876-0670 or email to [email protected]. This will be a closed and confidential group starting the beginning of April. Please contact us by the end of March if you are interested.  Free individual counseling services are also available.

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Raksha will be 20 in 2015, will you make sure Raksha continues to do the little things that make a huge impact in our clients’ lives!!!!

  Raksha Thanks its sponsors for all their support for Ek Shaam Raksha Ke Naam 2014!!!!!



Aparna Bhattacharyya and Tiloma Jayasinghe, the Executive Director of Sakhi for South Asian women in New York at the VAWA signing.
Aparna Bhattacharyya and Tiloma Jayasinghe, the Executive Director of Sakhi for South Asian women in New York at the VAWA signing.

   Indian-American Aparna    Bhattacharyya honored by US as champions of change

Aparna Bhattacharyya from Atlanta was  honored by the United States to mark the Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May. She was part of 15 Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) women chosen by White House as “champions of change” in recognition of her significant contribution to the community.

  • Aparna Bhattacharyya : Executive Director of Raksha, in Atlanta, Georgia, is a passionate advocate for immigrant survivors of family and sexual violence and works to ensure that they have access to safety, justice and healing as well as the attorneys, law enforcement, and service providers are culturally competent to serve immigrant survivors.
Aparna and Tiloma with Senator Hirono from Hawaii.
Aparna and Tiloma with Senator Hirono from Hawaii.

Aparna and Tiloma with Senator Al Franken
Aparna and Tiloma with Senator Al Franken

The Executive Director of Raksha with Tiloma Jayasinghe, Executive Director from Sakhi for South Asian Women, Qudsia Raja from the YWCA, and Deepa Iyer, the Executive Director of South Asians Leading Together

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