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.
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.
Lakhi Siap has selflessly served and helped bring the community to the next level. He believes in the spirit of collaboration as he sees that success is meant to be shared by the whole community and not just by one individual or one strand of that community. This mindset continuously forms a shared history among the members of the community which will serve not only as his legacy, but of everyone who believes in the great potential and power of AAPIs.
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.
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.
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.
The pandemic has made people face questions revolving around making life better. Fortunate are those who are able to figure out what they want to do, who they want to be, and be able to shift from one career to another. But what about the rest? Meet Micah, Founder of Tadhana Creative Coaching, who struggled with personal battles and ultimately succeeded.