Empowering New York’s Asian American Community Since 1989

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Economic Empowerment

Growing and Sustaining Asian Small Businesses in NYC

All Asian Americans deserve an equal shot at economic opportunity and AAF is working to help our communities sustain, promote and grow their businesses. Our goal is to ensure that Chinese, Korean, Indian, Bengali and other pan-Asian small business owners continue their legacy of vital contributions to New York City’s economy.

AAF’s Small Business Program acts as a critical bridge between merchants and government agencies; builds relationships with elected officials to secure a favorable environment for Asian small business owners; gathers and shares critical data on various aspects of Asian small businesses; promotes solidarity between ethnic business associations; strengthens the capacity and skills of Asian small business owners to take on leadership roles and advocate for themselves so as to secure a bright future for themselves and future generations.


Check out some of the Asian small businesses AAF supports! From hair salons to restaurants, you can find them all on this interactive map of Murray Hill, Queens.


NYC Small Business Services: Murray Hill, Queens Commercial District Needs Assessment
NYC Small Business Services: Shop Your City: Murray Hill, Queens
Restarting New York’s Economic Engine: Tapping the Strength of Asian Businesses


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