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Happenings around the community

Events and Information from our Partners

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2020 National ACE AAPI Business Virtual Networking Event: Thursday, May 28
May 27th, 2020
Please join us for our 2020 AAPI Business Virtual Networking Event, honoring Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, on May 28, 2020 at 3pm CST....
Launching Asian America’s Small Businesses
May 27th, 2020
ACE NextGen, the millennial AAPI National Chamber of Commerce and Entrepreneurship, is hosting an all day virtual event to help AAPI entrepreneurs recover from the pandemic. AAPI owned small businesses, which represent 27% of small business revenue in the USA, have been hard-hit by the economic downturn and the racism ensuing from COVID-19. With our event RE:Launching Asian American’s Businesses...
Fort Bend Anti-Hate Crime Event This Thursday 3-4PM
May 27th, 2020
Join us on Facebook Live for a Zoom Panel Discussion discussing the rise of Hate Crimes during the pandemic emergency. This Panel is hosted by Fort Bend County District Attorney Brian M. Middleton and the Fort Bend County District Attorney Brian Middleton Citizens’ Engagement Working Group....
Asian Americans Salute Frontline Heroes
May 21st, 2020
Asian American organizations and communities in Greater Houston launches "Asian Americans Salute Frontline Heroes" Campaign to deliver 15,000 meals to Houston's first responders and frontline healthcare workers. We appreciate your generous support! #TakeUsToYourTable...
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Application Deadline June 4 2020
May 20th, 2020
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is designed for business owners who have a business poised for growth. We look for applicants who are passionate about growing their business, creating jobs in their communities, and who generally meet these criteria. ...
ABC13 to Host COVID-19 and our Asian Community Town Hall
May 20th, 2020
As ABC13 Houston continues to chronicle the effects of COVID-19 across southeast Texas, Eyewitness News will focus on how the pandemic has affected our Asian community in a new one-hour virtual town hall. The town hall will be presented Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m. CST on ABC13.com, the ABC13 news app, Facebook Live, YouTube, Fire TV, Apple TV, Android TV and Roku....
Tax Obligations of U.S. Individuals Living and Working Abroad
May 19th, 2020
This webinar will cover the following: Specify the U.S. income tax obligations of U.S. citizens and resident aliens abroad. List the requirements for claiming the foreign earned income exclusion. Summarize the U.S. employment tax obligations of U.S. citizens and resident aliens abroad. Plus a live Q & A...
Houston Office of Business Opportunity presents Access Granted
May 19th, 2020
The Office of Business Opportunity presents Access Granted, a series of webinars designed to help small businesses navigate the challenges brought on by COVID-19. REGISTER HERE for our first session on May 21. Type your new text here.......
How to do business with Metro
May 19th, 2020
Learn how to do business with METRO (Emphasis on Procurement)...
CDC Announces Live Stakeholder Call Schedule
May 18th, 2020
CDC Announces Live Stakeholder Call Schedule. Helping communities plan for, respond to, and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Childcare Programs, Youth Programs and Camps, Schools, Workplaces, Mass Transit...
WHIAAPI - AAPI Business Town Hall - Tuesday, 5/19
May 18th, 2020
The President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (PAC-AAPI) would like to invite you to join a Virtual Town Hall with AAPI Business Stakeholders on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 to discuss concerns from AAPI business owners. Your input is critical as they advise the President through the Secretaries of Commerce and Transportation on issues that affect the AAPI business communit...
ACC Town Hall Meeting - Question and Answer with SBA Leadership
May 18th, 2020
With new updates on PPP Loan Forgiveness, get your questions answered by SBA Leadership. Get direct questions answered by SBA Houston Office Leadership Team in our exclusive ACC Town Hall Meeting with Director Tim Jeffcoat. THURSDAY, MAY 21 | 9-10 am ...
Salute Asian American Heroes
May 17th, 2020
Honoring those who have been in the front lines against COVID-19. Saluting our Asian American Heroes in Houston....
BakerRipley COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program
May 11th, 2020
Tenants living in participating properties located within City of Houston limits may be eligible to receive rental assistance — up to $1,056 per month — for the months or April and May 2020. BakerRipley, through funding provided by the City of Houston, is offering Rental Assistance for tenants who live within Houston City limits and are experiencing an economic hardship as a result of COVID-19.Th...
MBDA and Amazon Business to host a Minority Business
May 11th, 2020
As part of May’s Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, WHIAAPI is working with MBDA and Amazon Business to host a Minority Business & Technology Agency (MBTI) webinar on Friday, May 15, at 3:00 p.m. CST. Amazon Webinar Friday, May 15, 2020...
US Census Stats on APPI
May 11th, 2020
US Census Information on Asian American and Pacific Islander. The following facts are possible thanks to the invaluable responses to U.S. Census Bureau surveys. We appreciate the public’s cooperation as we continuously measure America’s people, places and economy....
PBS "Asian Americans" film premiere tonight!
May 11th, 2020
Watch Asian Americans on PBS. This five-hour film series chronicles the contributions, and challenges of Asian Americans, the fastest-growing ethnic group in America. Personal histories and new academic research will cast a fresh lens on U.S. history and the role Asian Americans have played in it....
State of Energy Panel (Houston Business Journal)
May 11th, 2020
Houston Business Journal presents State of Energy: Industry in Peril panel discussion May 12. ...
WHIAAPI Webinars (May 11th-14th)
May 11th, 2020
The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) is excited to present a series of webinars this week (May 11th-14th) in celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month....
Get a FREE legal consultation through the HSBLC Program
May 8th, 2020
Do you have a small business or a nonprofit affected by COVID-19? Get a FREE legal consultation through our HSBLC Program....