Post Tagged with: "Asian Americans for Equality"

Senator Jessica Ramos and Eusebio Veras, who is an immigrant, at the new AAFE headquarters. (Photo by Javier Castaño via Queens Latino)

AAFE Opens New Office to Serve Queens’ Immigrants

Asian, Immigration, Latino, Queens April 18, 2019 at 4:47 pm

The Asian American organization seeks to offer services to all of Queens’ immigrant communities, particularly Latinos, in Jackson Heights, Queens Latino reports.

Yuh-Line Niou visiting Open Door Senior Center to thank her supporters (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Votes Key to Niou’s Victory  

East Asian, Elections 2016, Manhattan, Politics September 16, 2016 at 12:06 pm

[Editor’s note: After Yuh-Line Niou won the primary election in Assembly District 65, Sing Tao Daily examines the votes the six candidates received in the Chinatown poll sites and concluded that now voters in Chinatown are statistically significant enough to send a candidate to a public office alone. The dataRead More

Asian Americans for Equality ushers in a new 5,000-square-foot office. (Photo by AAFE's Facebook page)

Forty Years of Fighting for Asian-American Rights

East Asian, In the News, Manhattan February 21, 2014 at 6:02 pm

On the 40th anniversary of the founding of Asian Americans for Equality in a Chinatown basement, Sing Tao Daily offers two articles reflecting on the organization’s dramatic impact on the community.

Photo by Feng Meng / The World Journal

Groups Seek to Increase Impact of the Asian-American Vote

Asian, Elections 2012, Politics August 30, 2012 at 6:06 pm

Nationwide, Asian-Americans are the fastest-growing race group, and New York City is home to more Asians than any other city. In 2008, only about half of the country’s eligible Asian-American voters were registered, but of those registered voters, turnout was high — 86 percent, The World Journal reports.

Photo by Luna Liu / World Journal

Protesters Keep Pressure on Hotelier Accused of Evicting Chinatown Families

East Asian, Housing August 15, 2012 at 3:56 pm

The World Journal reported on the latest protest outside the Wyndham Garden Hotel on the Bowery, in which advocates claimed that hotel owner William Su intentionally neglected an adjacent building he owned to the point where it had to be demolished, forcing out its 28 residents.

On July 13, Asian Americans for Equality held a press conference to protest a new hotel owned by William Su. (Sam Spokony via The Villager)

Voices in Focus: Tenant Advocates Protest New Chinatown Hotel

Housing, LGBTQ July 30, 2012 at 4:37 pm

Today we have mix of news, arts and lifestyle coverage from New York’s ethnic and community press, including a Chinatown advocacy group calling for a boycott of a soon-to-open hotel; a historic LGBT site set to be demolished; saris on sale during Ramadan; and the 35th Annual Asian-American International Film Festival.