Asian American Federation
This Data Center aims to bridge critical information gaps and provide a first-of-its-kind platform for in-depth analysis on the Asian American community.
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Assessing Impact of Hope Against Hate Campaign
In response to the surge in anti-Asian violence, AAF launched the Hope Against Hate Campaign in 2021, our landmark initiative to bring immediate safety to Asian New Yorkers. After a year of implementation, community members were surveyed in multiple languages to evaluate the impacts of the Campaign. Read more about the survey findings.Read More
AAF’s Research in the News
“It definitely came as a surprise to me,” said Linying He, associate director of development at the Asian American Federation. “But this aggregated data is conveying a wrong message. There is a significant difference between the members of our community who are overcounted and those who are undercounted.”
Gotham Gazette: Report Offers Closer Look at Role of Asian American Voters in Brooklyn Assembly Race Flipped by Republican
Chang, who is Chinese-American, defeated Abbate Jr., who is white, 52-48%, a margin of just 582 votes in an election where only 14,287 votes were cast. But according to a new study from the Asian American Federation, an advocacy and research nonprofit, Asian American voters did not turn out significantly in favor of Chang and if they had been more engaged in the election, they could have swung it for Abbate and the Democrats. While there has been some rightward movement of Asian voters, they remain overwhelmingly Democratic in both registration and voting patterns.
Lack of attention can translate into a big gap in social services for AAPIs in need. In New York City, about 22 percent of Asian Americans live in poverty, according to a government report. Asians comprised nearly 15 percent of New York City’s population, yet just 1.4 percent of city-based agency contracts were awarded to Asian American social services providers over 13 years, according to a 2015 report from Asian American Federation.
從各種渠道、懷抱各種目的來到紐約華社的老人，拉動著華裔人口結構中的長者比例。根據亞美聯盟(Asian American Federation)2022年8月統計，同其他亞裔族群相比，華裔老人的數量在紐約市亞裔老人群體中占比最高(15.6%)；而隨著18歲至64歲、青年和中年華裔人口比率的下降(3.3%)，老年人的占比也在紐約市華裔總人口中逐步增加了2.9%。