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Lakhi Siap

Business

Khan Chimeddorj Makes his Move towards the American Dream

Mr. Khongorzul Chimeddorj, or Khan for short, shares his success story on how he founded the Nationwide Movers & Storage and managed to thrive amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Arts/Entertainment

Hōkūleʻa Academy Dances through COVID-19

While the pandemic has drastically impacted various industries, it has failed to hamper Hōkūleʻa’s 11th dance season. Its founders, Ale and David, continue to teach and create beautiful art online that represents the authentic Polynesian cultures through music and dance.
Business

LEVEL UP 2020 is Now Accepting Applicants!

A Virtual 6-Month Executive Education Program for AAPI Business Sustainability and Success in COVID-19.
Community

Aurora Austriaco Serves in the Racial Justice Diversity Committee

The 2020 recipient of the Cook County State’s Attorney Foxx’s Asian American and Pacific Islander Community Leadership Awards Ms. Aurora Austriaco, has been appointed to serve on the Racial Justice Diversity Committee by Chief Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer in the Northern District of Illinois.
Community

Toyota Helps Asian American Pacific Islander Communities to Withstand COVID-19 Crisis

The Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) heeded the Asian American-Pacific Islander (AAPI) entrepreneurs and helped them sustain their businesses by supporting various initiatives together with its Pan-Asian nonprofit partners.
Interviews

The Pen taking its Shot for Black Lives

Dear Asians Initiative was born of the frustration to attend to the lack of understanding of the Black Lives Matter movement and its protests. By actively engaging in conversations, people begin to acknowledge that there is a problem in the justice system and that it’s possible to work alongside the Black Lives Matter movement to bring about structural change for all minority groups.
Community

CAN Solidarity Statement

Chicago Asian Network strongly condemns the police brutality that led to the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery. These three people were struck down for being members of the black community; an affront to the ideals that the United States of America stands for—freedom, equality, and justice. 
Business

Jollibee Launches in Downtown Chicago

Jollibee, a Filipino multinational fast food chain, was launched in a cloud kitchen in the River North area of Chicago last Thursday.