AAFE affiliate, Renaissance, announces small business expansion in Metro New York
Small business owners in northern New Jersey, as well as Long Island, the Mid-Hudson Valley in New York now have access to low-interest loans and multilingual counseling services.
AAFE and Renaissance create $1 million loan fund for small businesses displaced in Flushing fire
Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) and Renaissance Economic Development Corp. (REDC) announced the creation of the FLUSHING DOWNTOWN FIRE EMERGENCY LOAN PROGRAM, a $1 million loan fund to assist small businesses impacted by the devastating fire at East Commercial Plaza, 40-10 Main St., on March 17.
Small businesses imperiled by Covid-19 start receiving funding through AAFE and Renaissance
Renaissance Economic Development Corporation is moving quickly to deliver low-interest loans to small businesses throughout New York City damaged by the economic fallout from COVID-19. Just days after launching an Emergency Small Business Relief Loan Fund, REDC closed its first loan Monday, March 30 with a business owner in Flushing, Queens.
AAFE banquet cancelled due to coronavirus crisis; emergency small business loan fund created
As you have no doubt heard, there is now a ban in effect on all public gatherings exceeding 500 people in New York State. To avoid putting our guests and staff at risk unnecessarily, we regret to inform you that we will cancel AAFE’s Lunar New Year Banquet on March 19th.
AAFE banquet will benefit small businesses endangered by coronavirus crisis
As you know, fears around the coronavirus have hit small businesses in the communities AAFE serves very hard. In this difficult time, we believe it’s important to stand in solidarity with the Chinatown business community, which is experiencing the most difficult period since the devastating 9/11 attacks two decades ago.
New report emphasizes need for more small business resources for AAPI entrepreneurs
U.S. Rep. Grace Meng and other community leaders came to the offices of AAFE’s affiliate, Renaissance Economic Development Corporation (REDC), in Flushing, Queens April 26 for an important roundtable discussion on AAPI small businesses.