Latest Past Events

Celebration Hour with SAAFC: A Live Podcast Recording

Mayor's Conversation Hall, City Hall 1400 John F Kennedy Blvd, Philadelphia

Join SAAFC for the debut of our podcast, Convos for Change. This special event promises powerful conversations exploring the intersection of immigrant experiences, […]


A Look Back at an Unforgettable Day: Social Hour with SAAFC at Evil Genius Brewery

What a fantastic day we had on September 30, 2023, at the Evil Genius Brewery in Philadelphia! South Asian Americans For Change (SAAFC) brought our community together for a vibrant and enriching afternoon from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Our “Social Hour with SAAFC” was not just an event; it was a celebration of South Asian culture, complete with stunning art exhibitions, tasty food, and refreshing drinks. Attendees enjoyed an exclusive sneak peek of the compelling docu-series “Breaking the Silence,” which delves into the lives and challenges of South Asian men in relation to mental health. The event was topped off with an engaging Q&A with the creators and cast, making it a truly enlightening experience. It was a perfect day to unwind, connect, and grow with an amazing group of people who share a love for culture and community.

Recap of the Loving the Skin I'm In Mother's Day Brunch

On May 20, 2023, South Asian Americans For Change (SAAFC) hosted an inspiring and thought-provoking Mother’s Day brunch at Philadelphia Distilling. The event, titled “Loving the Skin I’m In,” offered a safe and supportive space to discuss colorism and the harmful beauty standards affecting South Asian American communities. Attendees enjoyed a selection of cocktails and mocktails alongside an immersive art experience designed to celebrate and honor natural beauty. The highlight was a fireside chat with Nina Davuluri, discussing the impacts of colorism and her documentary, COMPLEXion. This special brunch provided a perfect opportunity for mothers, daughters, and loved ones to begin meaningful conversations and embark on a journey of self-acceptance and healing.