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Poorer and Less Educated Than New York City at Large, Chinatown Faces Distinct Challenges, Census Profile Shows

NEW YORK - Residents of Manhattan’s Chinatown, on the whole, are significantly poorer, less educated and less skilled in English than typical New York City residents, according to a census-based profile issued by the Asian American Federation of Ne...

Washington DC Premier of “Tribute and Remembrance: Asian Americans After 9/11”

New York ("the Federation") will premier its documentary, "Tribute and Remembrance: Asian Americans After 9/11" in Washington, DC. Details of the event:

Dr. Yung Duk Kim Named Board Chairperson of Asian American Federation

NEW YORK – Dr. Yung Duk Kim, a prominent figure in Asian American business and community affairs for nearly 30 years, has been elected chairperson of the board of the Asian American Federation of New York, a nonprofit community leadership organiz...

Asian American Mental Health: A Post September 11th Needs Assessment

New York, N.Y. - Asian Americans in the New York City area are still struggling to recover psychologically from the traumatic events of September 11, 2001, but they face a serious dearth of useful, culturally appropriate mental health services, accor...

Asian American Federation Presents Fifth Edition of Human Services Directory

New York, NY – The Asian American Federation of New York is pleased to announce the publication of the fifth edition of Human Services for Asian Americans in Metropolitan New York. One of the Federation’s most widely distributed resources, the Human...

Census Study Shows Severe Poverty Among New York City's Asian American Children

New York – An analysis of new census data reveals severe levels of poverty among Asian American children living in New York City, the Asian American Federation of New York said today. The public policy leadership organization announced its fin...

Asian American Federation Honors 4 Outstanding Individuals at its 9th Annual Gala

New York – Tonight, the Asian American Federation of New York will honor four outstanding individuals for their achievements on behalf of the Asian American community. At its ninth annual Spirit of Asian America Gala, ...

Eldery Asian American New Yorkers Face Higher Levels of Poverty and Depression, Asian American Federation Reports

New York City - Elderly Asian American New Yorkers experience poverty and depression at a higher rate than the general elderly population, and few programs and services are available to meet their needs, according to a landmark study released by th...