Tag: South Asian

The South Asian population in New York showed rapid growth over the last decade

New York Has No South Asian Elected Officials. Why?

New York’s diverse South Asian immigrant communities experienced rapid, expansive growth over the last decade. But political representation has lagged behind. Fi2W blog editor Sarah Kate Kramer discussed the issue on WNYC’s The Takeaway.

South Asian Street Festival in Queens, NY - Photo: Cristina DC Pastor

South Asian Immigrants Celebrate Culture in NYC

At a street fair in Queens, the multifaceted South Asian community came together for a celebration of art and music, but also to talk about pressing issues in their community like foreclosures and domestic violence.

Favorite Son? Ethnic groups want Obama in their story

In the media frenzy over the Latino vote and the candidates’ recent speeches before the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) and National Council of La Raza, scant attention has…