Malayalee Association of New Jersey

Malayalee Association New Jersey (MANJ)​

We have great pleasure in welcoming you to the Malayalee Association of New Jersey (MANJ). MANJ provides a forum for malayalees to come together and celebrate the culture and heritage of Kerala in New Jersey. MANJ established in 2013 as a non-profit, non-religious and non-political cultural and educational organization to maintain and promote the rich cultural and educational heritage of the Land of Kerala


The vision of MANJ is to preserve, promote and perpetuate the rich values and traditions of Kerala while providing a healthy physical, social, spiritual and economic environment for the New Jersey Malayalees. MANJ will work hard to develop and maintain a forum for Malayalees to come together to celebrate, preserve and promote the rich traditions and cultural values of Kerala among malayalee friends, families and their younger generations in and around New Jersey.


To create and foster a spirit of brotherhood and cooperation among the Indians, especially Malayalees residing in and around New Jersey. To promote, develop and encourage the social, cultural, and educational activities of the Malayalees. To provide facilities for meeting all Malayalees irrespective of religion, caste, political affiliation, family background and social status. Popularizing and improving the cultural activities of Kerala. To promote the growth of Malayalam language and to provide opportunities to learn and exhibit Indian artistic talents among younger generation. To foster literary awareness among Malayalees by providing opportunities and leadership to enjoy Malayalam literature. To welcome, give necessary helps and information to new Malayalee families who are coming to this area for settling, so that they should adjust themselves better to this locality. To provide social annuities for Malayalee residents in this area. To initiate new programs for self-help and mutual help. To support the programs of the local community by a closer association with them as one ethnic group. To provide means of representation for the local activities.