January 21, 2022
New York City’s AAPI community is the fastest growing population in the city. Along with nearly 60 community-based organizations, AAFSC is calling on the Adams Administration to strengthen City Hall’s relationship with New York’s Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community by establishing a Mayor’s Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Affairs.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, our fellow AAPI coalition partners, community members, and allies have been fighting for rent and unemployment relief, expanding access to COVID-19 testing and vaccines, organizing food distribution events, and more. We applaud their tireless efforts. You can read the full op-ed featured in City Limits, here.