Celebrate. Highlight. Empower.

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Community at the town of Brookhaven, NY

About Us

The Town of Brookhaven recognizes the extraordinary contributions and accomplishments of the thriving Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander community in Brookhaven. The Town seeks to improve cultural understanding, awareness, inclusivity, and visibility of the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander community in Brookhaven. Asian Americans represent a vital and valued part of the culture, society, and economy of the Town. The Town is committed to providing equality and opportunity for all its residents and increasing access to civic, economic, educational, and cultural opportunities.

Advisory Board Goals

  • Advise the Town Board on ways to strengthen the ties between this vital community and Town governance.
  • Assist the Town in being an effective liaison and conduct outreach with their communities through information dissemination about public and private programs beneficial to their interests.
  • Assist the Town Board in identifying Asian and Pacific Islander American communities needs and issues and advise on the development of appropriate responses and programs.
  • To empower AANHPI community in Brookhaven.


AANHPI Reception, Oct 21, 2021

Empowering Our Community

Meet the Town of Brookhaven officials at the Town Hall Café, and enjoy food from local AANHPI establishments.

Cultural Events, Feb. 5, 2022

Celebrate Lunar New Year

Seminar Series, August 15th, 2022

Workshop for Small-Business Owners

Funded by the U.S. SBA and the State University of New York, the Small Business Development Center at Stony Brook (SBDC) has been helping businesses since 1988. There are 22 offices throughout New York State, 2 of which are on Long Island. We are staffed by NYS certified business advisers and provide free confidential counseling.
If you are interested in starting a business or growing your existing business – the SBDC can help!
If you want help with your business plan, or are looking for funding – the SBDC can help!
We also offer training workshops on Zoom that are free and a networking group that meets monthly for clients of the Center.
Join Ronni Rosen, Senior Business Adviser, on Monday, August 15, 2022, 9am – 10am on Zoom to learn about the Small Business Development Center and how we might be able to help you.

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