HAF for the Community
03/09/2015 - Hindu, Jain, and Sikh New Yorkers Urge Mayor to Include Diwali amongst New Public School Holidays
10/24/2014 - State Department Celebrates Diwali as Global Affair with Ambassadors and Community Leaders
04/22/2013 - HAF Applauds Sen. Corbett's Resolution for Hindu American Awareness & Appreciation Month in CA
Be Prepared for Hate Crimes and/or Domestic Terror Strike
Please click here to view resources for preparing your temple or community center in the event of an attack.
Please click here to view the 2013 DHS Guide for Developing High Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship.
What qualifies as a hate crime? What should you do if you are the victim of a hate crime? Click here to download our Hate Crimes Information document (pdf).
Teach about Holi in the Classroom: Download the Toolkit Here
Teach about Diwali in the Classroom: Download the Toolkit Here
Please click here to view the Diwali 2012 site and to download the Diwali Toolkit.
Please click here to view the Diwali 2011 site and to download the Diwali Toolkit.
Please click here to view the Diwali 2010 site and to download the Diwali Toolkit.
Please click here to view the Diwali 2009 site.
HAF receives 2009 Hindu Renaissance Award
On March 28, 2009, HAF became the first organization to receive the annual Hindu Renaissance Award from Hinduism Today magazine. Please click here for the full press release.