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Pro Bono Powers of Attorney for Filipino American Healthcare Frontliners and Essential Workers

The Filipino American Lawyers Association of Chicago (FALA Chicago) is pleased to announce the expansion of its pro bono clinic, AGiLA (“Attorneys Giving Legal Advice”) with a campaign to provide powers of attorney to healthcare frontliners and essential workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Interviews

Reading Towards Diversity

Founded in 1963, this Chicago-based independent bookstore chain has been sharing stories on cultural heritage, aiming to educate the public on diversity that contributes to nation-building.
Food

A Legacy Seasoned with Spice

In many Asian households, kitchen secrets have been passed down through generations to keep their family legacy ablaze. For the Chu family, this secret came in the form of a unique chili oil, which was eventually called Chumami.
Community

Resources: Stop Anti-Asian Hate Now

We at Chicago Asian Network want to help inform you better on racial injustice so we’ve compiled a list of resources that you could refer back to and share with those you know who need to see these.
Politics

TEAACH Act to Paint a Complete Picture of the U.S. History

Hate crimes are going rampant alongside the coronavirus. To mitigate fear and unreasonable acts, Chicago lawmakers turn to a tested solution: education.
Business

A Filipino’s Recipe for Gratitude

Discover Michael Williams’ tale of adaptation—best signified by SALAMAT Cookies!™ that specializes in Filipino-inspired flavors and recipes.
Business

Daring Entrepreneur Takes on the Start-Up Challenge

Roxy Popkiewicz, a Filipino American savvy entrepreneur who founded the ROXYPOPZ MEDIA--a social media management company that entered a booming scene where most businesses are now rapidly shifting to the world of e-commerce. She shares that her passion for storytelling and helping the small business community was one of the reasons why she started ROXYPOPZ Media.
Arts/Entertainment

Reigniting a Dream with a Push from the Asian American Community

Justin Leong, a man who was swayed by the demands of life, has found a chance to face his fugly side: making a lot of excuses to remain in his comfort zone. Finally, he overcame this last June 2020 by simply taking a pencil to begin his comics called The Fugly Dumpling which now has a whopping 19,000+ readers.
Interviews

FYLPRO’s New President Aims to Step Up The Game

Incoming FLYPRO's President, Louella Cabalona, shares her success story and how the organization overcomes challenges throughout the years.
Business

The Future of Restaurants: Infinet

CEO and Founder of Infinet, Lucas Liu, started a company to provide AI-driven self-ordering kiosks for quick service restaurants (QSRs), effectively replacing their manual registers.
Community

My E Three Raises the Filipino Flag High

Recently, My E Three Co-founders Michele and Andy Rivera were recognized by the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in celebration of Filipino American History Month. They were among six Filipino businesses recognized throughout the U.S.
Business

Khan Chimeddorj Makes his Move towards the American Dream

Mr. Khan Chimeddorj shares his success story on how he founded the Nationwide Movers & Storage and managed to thrive amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.