Asian American Federation to Release Analysis of City Government Funding to Social Service Organizations Serving NYC’s Asian American Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                     Thursday, May 21, 2015                                                      

Howard Shih, (212) 344-5878, x219                                                                         [email protected]

Report shows imbalance in City’s contract awards and dollars to Asian American organizations.

WHO:                    Asian American Federation

WHAT:                The Asian American Federation will release a new analysis of contracts issued by New York City’s social service agencies for the past 13 years.  The report will show that despite Asians now making up close to 15% of New York City’s population, the contract dollars received to serve the Asian American community is less than 1.4% of the contracts and only 3% of the contract dollars given by city agencies.

WHEN:                 TUESDAY, MAY 26TH, AT 11 AM

WHERE:               Asian American Federation Conference Room
                               120 Wall Street, 9th Floor


  • Linda Lee, Korean Community Services of Metro. New York
  • Shao-Chee Sim, Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
  • Hong Shing Lee, CMP
  • Mohammad Razvi, Council of Peoples Organization
  • Grace Shim, Minkwon Center for Community Action
  • Tenzing Chadotsang, Chhaya Community Development Corporation

RSVP by no later than Tuesday, May 26th, at 8 AM.  RSVP is required for security desk purposes.