Empowering AAPI Businesses: Addressing Challenges and Advocating for Change

Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) businesses and workers in California are vital to our economy, yet they face unique challenges, especially exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. This period highlighted existing disparities in access to capital and resources, with AAPI businesses experiencing significant drops in sales and facing obstacles in receiving government financial aid, such […]

Navigating the Complex Intersections: Job Loss, Unemployment, and AAPI Cultural Barriers in California

Empowering AAPI Success with Insights on California’s Workforce, Small Businesses, Leadership Training, and More! In California, the convergence of job loss, unemployment, and homelessness presents a multifaceted challenge, compounded by cultural barriers that hinder equitable access to opportunities. The complex interplay between these factors emphasizes the urgent need for a comprehensive approach to address the […]

Class XVI Graduates from the Catalyst Leadership Program Class

Media Contact: Nikki Saechaonsaechao@calasianfoundation.org The CalAsian Foundation’s Catalyst Leadership Program held its prestigious graduation ceremony on Friday, May 12, 2023, at The Sutter Club. The event marked the culmination of a transformative nine-month journey for the 19 program participants, who met once a month for three hours under the guidance of Program Director Cassandra Pye […]