April is Financial Empowerment Month

AAFE Community Development Fund and Renaissance Economic Development Corporation will host “Financial Empowerment event” on Saturday, April 26, 2014 from 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m. located at Sunset Park, Brooklyn. One-on-one counseling sessions will be provided by Pro Bono legal agencies, government agencies, AAFE CDF homeownership counselors, REDC small business counselors targeting Homeowners and small business

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AAFE’s 7th Annual Community Development Conference

Each year Asian Americans for Equality organizes this Conference to convene more than 250 policy makers, advocates, community leaders, and community development practitioners from across New York City and the country to discuss emerging issues facing the Asian American community. Additionally, the Conference is a vehicle for strategizing opportunities to advance civic participation, civil rights,

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AAFE 40th Anniversary Gala – September 17, 2014

Asian Americans for Equality will celebrate its 40th Anniversary Gala on September 17, 2014 held at Three Sixty°, located at 10 Debrosses Street in Manhattan. Stay tuned for further details.


Weekly ongoing counseling provided

AAFE Community Development Fund provides ongoing counseling weekly from Monday to Friday in Flushing, Queens and Manhattan Chinatown. Expected attendance has included over 400 participants targeting English, Chinese, Korean speakers, South Asians and the general public.


Living in America Fair – June 7, 2014

Asian Americans for Equality will host Living in America Fair on Saturday, June 7, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the AAFE Flushing office located at 133-04- 39th Ave in Flushing, Queens. Over 500 participants will be attendance. Co-sponsored by government agencies, lenders, and health insurance companies. More details to be announced.

EVENT: Living in America

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Resiliency Loan Seminar coming in April

This April, AAFE invites you to attend Home Improvement & Sandy Loans: Resiliency Loan Seminar located in Flushing, Queens. The seminar will assist NYC homeowners repair their homes due to damage from Hurricane Sandy.  Homeowners and potential homebuyers are strongly encouraged to attend and ask questions. Open to the public. Further details to be announced.


Coming in April: Lunch & Learn Life Skills Seminar

Asian Americans for Equality will host a “Lunch & Learn Life Skills Seminar” in Flushing, Queens this April 2014. Stay tuned for more details.


2014 Reduced-Fare Metrocard Applications Available

2014 Reduced-Fare Metrocard Applications will be available to those who are eligible— senior citizens aged 65+ and people with disabilities in obtaining their half-fare Metrocards at 111 Norfolk Street in Manhattan.

If you are 65 years of age or older, an MTA specialist will be at AAFECare Center for Seniors to help you apply for

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Superstorm Sandy, One Year Later

One year ago thousands of New Yorkers were hit by Hurricane Sandy. Some have recovered and life has returned to normal, while others are still affected by the disaster, including one AAFE client.

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Resiliency Repair Loan for Homeowners

AAFE Community Development Fund is launching a new Emergency Home Repair Loan program for victims of Hurricane Sandy in New York City.

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