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COPO relief efforts for Sandy

COPO Relief- efforts

911 Tribute Center

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Being Muslim in New York after 9/11 Mohammad Razvi is the Executive Director and Founder of Council of Peoples Organization (COPO). He was born  in Pakistan and emigrated with his parents to the United States when he was six years old. Following the attacks of September 11th, Mohammad founded COPO to help Arabs, South Asians [...]

An Immigrant’s Story

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An Immigrant’s Story: Passing The Last Hurdle To Citizenship NEW YORK—Mustansar Waheed, 35, bought a box of traditional Pakistani sweets and went directly to the office of Muhammad Razvi, executive director of the Council of Peoples Organization (COPO), a not-for-profit serving Pakistanis and other South Asian communities.Learn More…

New Senior Day Care

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COPO has started the first Desi-Halal Senior Center in New York. Over 1 million South Asian Muslims live in New York and this is the only culturally sensitive center to accommodate their needs. This includes Halal foods, entertainments, socialization, and other benefits.

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Dialogue between the various communities is what binds them together. This is more relevant today, particularly after the events of September 11, 2001. Thus it is important that the immigrants living in New York City talk and understand each other. English is the only language the communities living in America have in common because it is used by everyone be it school teachers, the police and fire departments, and city offices. So if an immigrant is unable to speak English, he or she would... 

Youth

Youth

In a time of apparent economic slowdown and threat to national security, problems of drug and alcohol abuse, school dropout rates, teenage pregnancy, juvenile delinquency, and youth homelessness go too often unrecognized, especially as these problems are most prevalent among low-income immigrant families, particularly in minority populations. In reality, the intensity of these problems is far more serious than outwardly appears. The seriousness of the youth problems in our city has caused... 

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Immigration

Post -9/11 more than 2,500 South Asians have been detained on immigration charges. Many have been deported. The FBI and the INS are focusing on Brooklyn, where South Asians (Pakistanis & Bangladeshis) live and their businesses are based. The authorities are knocking on South Asian (Pakistanis & Bangladeshis) doors late at night, questioning the residents; searching their houses and arresting those they find to be undocumented immigrants. The police are raiding apartment buildings... 

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COPO has started the first Desi-Halal Senior Center in New York. Over 1 million South Asian Muslims live in New York and this is the only culturally sensitive center to accommodate their needs. This includes Halal foods, entertainments, socialization, and other benefits.    Read More →

Death of Bin Laden

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COPO Interview:
ABC News (3/11/2012)

Death Of Bin Laden:
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Wall Street Journal

FBI Youth Muslims:
ABC News
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Turkish community
India Press conference
Fbi Meeting at COPO

FBI Youth Muslim

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Brooklyn Review

Youth Conference

COPO Coverage in Multi-languages

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COPO America Award-2008

COPO on 9/11