NYC community groups fear that they will continue to be overlooked
By Shirley Lin
Special to AsianWeek
With the removal of the last steel girder from Ground Zero this May, New York symbolically completed its nine-month recovery and cleanup effort, and entered a rebuilding phase in Lower Manhattan, one that the city hopes will quickly revitalize a region devastated by the terrorist attacks of last September. But a number of groups, including residents of the heavily affected Chinatown, fear that rebuilding efforts will overlook long-term issues of job development, affordable housing and community integration...