Hindu YUVA at Iowa State University, 11/17/19:

Iowa State Hindu YUVA put up 3 stalls at the Diwali celebration hosted by Indian Students Association. The first stall had Indian games such as marbles and ashta chamma. The second stall was a “ask me anything stall”. People could come up to the stall and ask about Hinduism and Diwali. At the third stall, people could learn to write their names in different languages.

Hindu YUVA at Ohio State University, 11/16/19:

A collaborative event with Hillel OSU to celebrate both the Hindu festival of Diwali alongside the Jewish holiday of Hanukhah. The event featured cultural performances from both cultures including dancing and singing, presentations and interspersed talks on the two different festivals as well as delicious cultural food!

Hindu YUVA at California State University, East Bay, 11/16/19:

We organized a resume critique event where the guest speaker enlightened students on resume building, networking, getting internships and the competitive job market. Also, the Chief guest gave a critique of the students’ resumes one on one. In total, there were 70 attendees.

Hindu YUVA at Illinois Wesleyan University, 12/5/19:

“Light the Night” is an on-campus multicultural celebration of the season of light to celebrate the stories, songs, and meanings of various traditions and winter holidays – as well as what they mean to IWU students. Hindu Yuva participated in this event by sharing experiences regarding Diwali and the significance of light in Hindu Dharma. In addition, Shruti Pattekar, a junior at IWU, performed a semi-classical dance.

Hindu YUVA at Columbia University, 11/8/19:

An evening filled with playing indoor games, learning beginner yoga and the importance of incorporating Pranayam in daily life. It was an opportunity to join the Hindu Yuva student body and to meet Hindu Yuva coordinators. The event was followed by Indian snacks and was the first time Hindu Yuva conducted a yoga event on campus.

Hindu YUVA at Illinois Wesleyan University, 11/8/19:

Hindu YUVA IWU had its first-ever meeting on November 8th, 2019. With a starting Sankhya of 6 people, we had a discussion followed by a presentation. Our goal is to meet up twice a month for the next semester and start each meeting with Pranayam.

Hindu YUVA – South West Region, 11/8/19:

On November 8, 2019, Yuvas from all across the Southwest Sambhag gathered in Indian Trails Ranch for a Yuva Sangam. Hindu YUVA at The University of Houston, University of Texas at Austin, University of Texas at Dallas, University of Texas at Arlington, Texas A&M University, and University of Colorado at Boulder attended from Nov 8-Nov 10. It was a weekend filled with discussions, games, workshops and thoughtful interactions. There was a diverse presence of university students as well as young professionals. A total of 62 Yuvas attended, which broke down into 15 Undergraduate students, 28 Graduate students, and 19 working professionals. These individuals represented 8 Universities from across the Southwest Sambhag

Hindu YUVA at The University of Texas at Austin, 11/4/2019:

Dr. Dilip Amin, the author of the book Interfaith Marriage, visited UT Austin. He talked on his studies about interfaith marriages, the foundation, and potential legal and social issues. He also presented several case studies based on his experience in guiding them. Overall, the talk gave a wonderful idea on what to expect and possible points of discussion/clarification for individuals who are getting into interfaith relationships.

Hindu YUVA at George Mason University, 11/2/19:

Hindu YUVA at George Mason University hosted Indic Academy – A Talk by Anuj Dhar. Anuj Dhar gave a talk on the mystery behind the death of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose & Lal Bahadur Shastri.

Hindu YUVA at California State University, East Bay, 10/26/2019:

The Hindu Yuva Team at CSUEB arranged a Diwali Milan on 26th October 2019 from 6 PM to 9 PM at UU 311(Above Taco bell), CSUEB. We performed Laxmi Pooja, followed by a performance by professionals (Bharatnatyam and Indian classical singing) and Hindu Yuva Team members. In the end, there was an Indian Cuisine Dinner, available to all.