On April 29, a campaign was held in the American Crimean Tatar dernek (Kırım Türkleri Amerikan Birliği) to raise funds for the restoration of the monument to the victims of the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people in New York, according to member of the Mejlis of the Crimean Tatar people, the director of the agency "Crimean News" Gayana Yuksel.
“Monument to the victims of the deportation of the Crimean Tatar people in 1944 is in neglected condition here in New York, the tiles fell off, the stairs are broken, it needs repair. So the money collected on this day, should be spent on repairing the monument.”
Also, the fair-sale of national Crimean Tatar products was held within the framework of the event, and at the request of the Head of the dernek Nariman Asanov, a film was shown prepared by Gayana Yuksel and employees of the QHA news agency - "Cry of the indigenous Crimean Tatars in the Crimea".
Earlier, April 24 in New York at the 16th UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, the side event was held entitled "Indigenous Crimean Tatar people. Keeping the Dream".