Although the city is set to appeal, members of Neighbors United Below Canal said they believe the final victory belongs to the community.
For the city’s borough-based jail plan, this is a temporary halt, not a permanent rest. And for the community members fighting the plan, there’s still a long way to go.
Dr. Henry Chen, president of SOMOS, said the health status of Chinese New Yorkers is frequently misperceived, neglected and oversimplified. He said Asian-Americans are often believed to be “model minorities,” but most are average New Yorkers who face challenges when it comes to their health, Sing Tao Daily reports.