Post Tagged with: "Asian American Federation"

Bajeko Sekuwa is a new restaurant in Queens serving the growing Nepali community. (Photo via

Tracking Changes in NYC’s Asian Populations

Asian, East Asian, New York, South Asian, Southeast Asian January 18, 2019 at 4:00 pm

The Asian American Federation released demographic profiles of 12 Asian populations in NYC.

Many sign-less storefronts on Union Street in Flushing. (Google maps photo via QNS)

Helping Small Businesses to Restore Signage

Asian, Business January 15, 2019 at 4:49 pm

The Asian American Federation and City Council member Peter Koo are helping small business owners get funding for new signage, QNS reports.

"Michelle Lin" (Photo by Ke "April" Xu for Voices of NY)

Depression in Young Asian-American Women

Within the Asian-American community, mental health experts are trying to promote greater understanding and treatment of depression and suicide ideation among young women.

Vibrant and dynamic seniors — led by AARP spokesperson Tony Taguba, Odelia Tablit, Angelita Pena, Nelsie Parrado, Consuelo Almonte, Myrna Santos and Sheila Gillego Logrono – join the 2015 Independence Day Parade. (Photo from AARP/Asian American and Pacific Islander Community via The FilAm)

‘The Filipino Population is Aging’

New York, Seniors, Southeast Asian March 29, 2017 at 5:59 pm

At a FilAm community event, speakers addressed the “aging” of Filipinos in NYC and the dearth of programs for its seniors, reports The FilAm.

Silvia Arias and Franky Castro expect the City to offer more support to immigrants seeking a better future.  (Photo courtesy of Make the Road New York via El Diario)

City Hall Asked to Devote More Funds to Immigrants

Government, Immigration, New York May 24, 2016 at 4:03 pm

As the city prepares to approve the 2017 fiscal year budget, activist groups are making a final push to get authorities to support programs in immigrant communities, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

At Dec. 6 small business conference held by the Asian American Federation, Ikhwan Rim, left, president of the Flushing Union Street Small Business Association speaks. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Asian Small Businesses Grow in NYC

Business, East Asian, New York December 12, 2016 at 1:24 pm

Asian-owned small businesses have fueled economic growth in NYC, according to a report by the Asian American Federation. Korea Daily writes about the release of the report.

Howard Shih, research director of the Asian American Federation, discusses the group's study on Asian seniors in the city, (Photo via Korea Daily)

Asian Seniors in the City: A New Report

Asian, Health, Housing, Seniors September 1, 2016 at 12:01 pm

Korean seniors have the highest uninsured health coverage rate among Asian seniors, according to a new study from the the Asian American Federation. Korea Daily reports on various findings from the study.

New York State Secretary of State Rossana Rosado, announcing the state's new NaturalizeNY initiative (Photo by Yeo Ram Choi for Voices of NY)

NaturalizeNY, a New State Program, Unveiled

Immigration, New York July 13, 2016 at 5:35 pm

New York State Secretary of State Rossana Rosado announced a new public-private initiative, NaturalizeNY, to promote more citizenship applications by immigrants in the state. Academic collaborators will help to assess what works best to encourage applications.