Formed in 2011 and based in San Antonio, Texas, Awaaz  (meaning “voice” in  Hindi and Urdu), is a 501c3 non-profit organization that advocates peace, promotes healthy relationships and assists families to break the cycle of violence.

Awaaz focuses its efforts on supplementing and complementing existing services and acting as a bridge between these services and the people who may need them. 

Awaaz has developed close working relationships with local mainstream agencies, as well as organizations working with South Asians across the country.