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Lea Villena

Business

Jennivee's Bakery: The LGBTQ's Very Own Late Night Bakery

Got some late night sugar cravings? Well the Boystown neighborhood might just have the answer for that sweet dilemma. Head over to Jennivee's Bakery, the LGBTQ's very own chic and cozy late night bakery located in North Sheffield that proudly opens its doors to anyone regardless of their identity. Come check them out this Pride Month!
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

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

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.
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.
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.
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.
Business

A Journey to Rediscovering One's Inner Child

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.