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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Miss The 2021 National Civic Leadership Forum

It’s rare to stumble upon a virtual occasion with this caliber, a conference cultivated to help participants from all backgrounds better understand the AAPI community in as many fields and perspectives as possible. Don't miss this chance and register now!
Business

AAPISTRONG Restaurant Fund is Now Open For Applications!

AAPISTRONG Restaurant Fund is now accepting applicants until August 31, 2021.
Community

Anti-Racism College Guide for AAPI Students and Allies

The College Consensus shares their resource for AAPI students and allies to fight against racism.
Community

AARP's Free COVID-19 Vaccination Handbook in Patel Brothers Stores

AARP is partnering with Patel Brothers to disseminate free COVID-19 Vaccination Facts Handbook to the South Asian community.
Politics

Asian American History in Public Schools with TEAACH Act

With TEAACH Act, Illinois becomes the first state in America to require Asian American history to be part of the public school curriculum.
Interviews

Node Bravely Enters the Digital World

If there’s anything that people can learn from entrepreneurs like Chicken & Rice Guys Founder Ian So, it is to just build the things that don’t exist yet especially if they’ll serve a meaningful purpose. Being unable to find a safe and brave space online where AAPIs can connect, Ian therefore founded Node.
Interviews

Tales of Colorful Pride

In celebration of Pride month this year, we veered away from the usual virtual greetings and decided to reach out to the LGBTQ community so we can amplify their personal stories through a video series, Tales of Colorful Pride, that sheds light on what Pride really is. It certainly goes beyond the rainbow parade as it discusses even the queer community's poignant tales that are often overshadowed by the glitters of the celebration.
Community

LGBTQ+ 365 Resources

We at Chicago Asian Network understand that showing support for the queer community is not a June-only event. Hence, we have compiled a list of resources for those in the LGBTQI+ community who need help and for the allies who want to further support and inform themselves about the community.
Community

Self-Check: Are You Really An Ally?

Being an ally should not only be shown in Twitter bios, it is also a consistent and practical act that creates tangible results for the queer community. It is helping in words and in actions.
Community

Bar Associations’ Discussion on Breaking Down Our Silos

Breaking Down our Silos virtual forum brought the entire legal community from different sectors and ethnicities together to show solidarity in dismantling racism and hate.
Business

Jennivee's Bakery: The LGBTQ's Very Own Late Night Bakery

Got some late night sugar cravings? Well the Boystown neighborhood might just have the answer for that sweet dilemma. Head over to Jennivee's Bakery, the LGBTQ's very own chic and cozy late night bakery located in North Sheffield that proudly opens its doors to anyone regardless of their identity. Come check them out this Pride Month!
Arts/Entertainment

Trese in Your Area: The All-Asian American Cast

Rosaries and a garland of garlic can’t always save us from crimes of supernatural origin. Sometimes, the best thing we can do is to support someone who can fight malevolent mythical creatures so ready your popcorns because the Philippines’ first-ever Netflix anime, Trese, is coming soon!