AAPI Economic Prosperity: Building Strong Communities and Thriving Small Businesses Panel Event

The Rajawali Foundation Institute for Asia and AAPI Student Caucus held a panel discussion featuring Qingjian (QJ) Shi and Jason Doo. The conversation delved into the vital challenges confronting AAPI-owned businesses including local government regulations, anti-Asian prejudice, access to capital, linguistic barriers, and more. They explored how government policy and nonprofit initiatives can address challenges faced by Asian American small businesses, as well as how economic justice is vital for thriving communities and democracies.