ASIAN AMERICANS FOR EQUALITY: Established in 1974, Asian Americans for Equality, Inc. (AAFE) is a community-based, not-for-profit organization committed to community service and empowerment targeting immigrants, low-income families, and minorities throughout New York City.  AAFE serves tens of thousands of seniors and low-income and working families each year, offering an array of programs that encompass the organization’s comprehensive approach to community development, including: affordable housing development; small business assistance; homeownership; property management; services to emerging communities; housing, social, and legal services; access to technology; public policy and advocacy; and youth development and education.  Today, AAFE is a nationally recognized community development organization serving New York City’s over 1 million residents of Asian descent.




Lead Sponsor

New York Community Bancorp

Workshop Sponsor

BNY Mellon

Reception Sponsor


New York University

Edison Properties