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Asian American Federation Launches Coordinated Relief Initiative for Asian American Community in New York City

New York City: The Asian American Federation launched a comprehensive Relief, Recovery, and Rebuilding Initiative today to focus upon the various needs of the Asian American community resulting from the September 11th tragedy in New York Cit...

Chinatown Still Struggling to Recover from September 11th - Related Business, Job and Wage Losses, Asian American Federation Research Shows

New York City - Chinatown's businesses and workers continue to suffer from severe, widespread effects of the September 11th attacks, and the community needs comprehensive solutions to revitalize. The Asian American Federation of New York, a ...

Asian American Federation and Five Partners Launch Expanded September 11th Community Recovery Effort in New York City

New York City: The Asian American Federation launched an expansive second phase of its ongoing September 11th Relief, Recovery, and Rebuilding Initiative today. The recovery program, in co...

Asian American Federation Honors Outstanding Individuals at its 8th Annual Benefit Gala

New York City - New York, NY - Tonight, the Asian American Federation of New York will honor two outstanding individuals and one organization for their dedication to the emergency relief and long-term rebuilding efforts of Lower Manhattan after ...

911 Healing Hands, Inc. Grants $320,000 to Asian American Federation of New York for Relief and Recovery

New York City, May 1 - 911 Healing Hands, Inc., a non-profit corporation organized by Cathay Bank, today granted $320,000 to the Asian Am...

Asian American Federation Impact Study Finds September 11th Aftermath Severely Hurt Chinatown's Economy, Leaving Long-Term Damage

New York City - The aftermath of September 11th devastated Chinatown's once vibrant economy, causing unprecedented job loss and staggering business hardships. This impact has also left long-term concerns that require immediate attention, accordi...

Major Charities Extend Deadline for Relief Assistance to March 8th

New deadline reflects ongoing need in aftermath of September 11th The three major charities providing cash assistance announced that they would extend the deadline to schedule new appointments for workers affected by the ...