Tag: asian-americans-for-equality

Annual ‘Day of Kings’ celebration held by Assembly Member Cruz and AAFE in Corona


Jan. 8, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann One day before the official Día de Los Reyes or “Day of the Kings” celebration on Jan. 6, Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) and Assembly Member Catalina Cruz hosted AAFE’s annual Three Kings celebration at the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) in Corona.  Día de Los Reyes or ‘Day of the Kings’ also known as Epiphany, is widely celebrated in many Latin American countries and honors the Three Wise Men who followed the star to Bethlehem and arrived 12 days after Jesus’ birth on Jan. 12. The men came bearing gifts of gold,…
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Flushing councilwoman to host event to help residents recover stolen SNAP, Cash Assistance benefits


Sep. 11, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Flushing Councilwoman Sandra Ung is partnering with the Human Resources Administration and Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) to host an upcoming event to help residents file claims to recover stolen SNAP and Cash Assistance benefits. On Wednesday, Sept. 13, members of the Department of Social Services (DSS) Outreach Team will be at AAFE’s Flushing office, located at 133-29 41st Ave., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to assist people with filing their benefit replacement claim.  Ung says she has heard from a number of her constituents who have had their benefits stolen, but suspects…
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Asian Americans for Equality hosts back to school giveaway event in Flushing

Aug. 10, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Asian Americans for Equality (AAFE) will be hosting a Back to School Giveaway event in Flushing on Saturday, Aug. 19, featuring free backpacks and school supplies for hundreds of students, information about essential community programs and a raffle.  “Our back to school events are meant to provide a helping…
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