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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

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.
Community

#AsianWhoCAN Connect: Lakhi Siap

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.
Arts/Entertainment

#AsiansWhoCAN Rise: King Marie

Giving herself the identity of “King”, Christine Marie Borda a.k.a. King Marie has definitely proven that she continues to rise and make her mark in a challenging and primarily male-dominated industry, music.
Community

#AsianWhoCANUplift: Mia Park

Mia believes that when water rises, all the ships rise with it. For the past years, she has been using her skills in acting, writing, producing, and teaching yoga to uplift herself and others.
Community

#AsianWhoCANEnlighten: Shereene Manimala

Shereene understands the importance of showing up and telling your stories fully and honestly even with societal pressure, trusting that it is through this that we can empower more to lead and take action.
Community

Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Looks To Diversify

We at Chicago Asian Network are delighted to inform you that the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) of the state of Illinois opens its doors and makes certain positions available for application.
Community

#AsianWhoCANBrew: Francis Almeda

Francis acknowledges the importance of a support system for people to continue pursuing their passion. He has been fostering valuable relationships and a sense of community among AAPIs through Side Practice Coffee.
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

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.
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.
Interviews

Spreading Love through Indulgence

A coffee and boba shop serves as a testament that genuine customer fulfillment is enough reason to give maximum effort towards the job and that working hand-in-hand with other small shops can drive one's own business forward--Brew Lounge.