AAFE statement on anti-Asian violence and hate crimes
AAFE calls on elected officials at all levels of government, and our partners in immigrant and communities of color, to condemn anti-Asian racism and hate crimes – and to invest in community-centered programs and infrastructure for creating safe, inclusive, and healthy communities.
AAFE stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter
Asian Americans for Equality stands in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and calls for the three Minneapolis police officers who watched a fellow officer choke the life out of George Floyd – rather than intervening to protect his life – to also face criminal charges for his brutal death.
AAFE Statement: A bold response is necessary following fatal attacks on homeless men in Chinatown
We at Asian Americans for Equality join so many others across New York City in mourning for the four men who lost their lives in this past weekend’s brutal attacks in Chinatown. Our city faces a homelessness crisis that is growing worse every year. This senseless tragedy must serve as a wakeup call to implement a bold, comprehensive strategy to confront this problem.
AAFE calls on City Planning Commission to reject large-scale towers in Two Bridges neighborhood
On Tuesday, Oct. 29 AAFE submitted a Public Comment on proposals to build three large-scale towers in the Two Bridges neighborhood in Lower Manhattan.
Changes to 2020 Census institutionalize fear
Earlier this year, the U.S. Commerce Department made the decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. AAFE is part of a broad-based coalition advocating against this misguided directive, which if implemented, would undermine the accuracy of the Census and harm the communities we serve.