Moujan Vahdat Opens Community United Empowerment Pavilion

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 General News J E 4
NEW YORK, Aug. 11 Each year thousands of New Yorkers arediagnosed with HIV/AIDS leaving them scared and uncertain as to what theirfuture holds. That unfortunate reality prompted New York real estate magnateMoujan Vahdat, one of the largest landowners in New York, to lend a hand byfunding a housing facility catering to those living with special needs such asHIV/AIDS.

The Community United Empowerment Pavilion, located in East Harlem, NY, isa welcomed addition to the city's network of trusted housing facilities, whichcater specifically to New York's HIV/AIDS population. The facility is home todozens of individuals in need of permanent housing placement. Residents haveaccess to the facility's case management services, which provide them withreferrals for medical needs as well as professional training for employmentopportunities.

Juan Del Valle, Vice President of Community United Empowerment Inc. andDirector of Operations for the Pavilion is encouraged by the response thecenter has received since opening earlier this summer. "Shortly after ourdoors opened, we have been at full capacity," says Del Valle. "We're offeringpeople a place that they can call home, and a resource for those who needdirection and professional assistance to enjoy productive lives while managingtheir illness."

The Pavilion is owned by one of the areas most successful real estatedevelopers, Moujan Vahdat, who says, "We are very proud to open the CommunityUnited Empowerment Pavilion, and look forward to helping improve the lives offellow New Yorkers, for years to come." Mr. Vahdat views this facility as afirst step in creating a better quality of life for those living with HIV/AIDSthroughout New York.

For more information regarding this facility, please contact Drew Tybus at(646) 248-6817 or via email at

SOURCE Community United Empowerment Inc.


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