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Asian American Coalition of Chicago: City's Diverse Alliance

Asian American Coalition of Chicago stands as one of the longest-standing organizations that bring Asian Americans together in the city. They are also known for their annual Lunar New Year celebrations.
Politics

White House Initiative Relaunched to Serve AA & NHPI Again!

WHIAANHPI under the new administration carries the missions to create a comprehensive response and serve the AA and NHPI community against injustices—from the rise of anti-Asian hate and systemic lack of disaggregated data to various economic disparities like education, health, and housing.
Community

Node Institute: Scaling Up Organizations for a Cause

AAPI-founded nonprofit organization, Node, established its first-ever Node Institute that aims to scale up organizations through an exclusive network and a set of business training sessions.
Community

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.
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.
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

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

What Happened During #AAPISTRONG

#AAPISTRONG Heritage Month Business Summit was an exemplary display of camaraderie between diverse communities on how being together creates an impact that inspires people to take action.
Community

Celebrating the Life of Bernie Wong

It is with profound sadness that we bring you the news that Bernie Wong, the beloved CASL co-founder and former President, has passed away surrounded by her loving family. We will be honoring and remembering Bernie in the coming days, weeks, and beyond.
Community

Chicago Asian Network Honors #AsiansWhoCAN

In celebration of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we are casting a spotlight on unsung modern-day heroes in our community with our latest campaign, #AsiansWhoCAN, and celebrating all our wins as a community with #iCAN.