Like most Americans, we all came from somewhere else, but our arrival was not met with open arms. In 1882, Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act—the only U.S. Iaw to prevent immigration and naturalization on the basis of race.
COVID-19 has amplified the needs of so many for help and compassion, and the lack of Internet access in undeserved communities. The George Floyd killing further exacerbated the anguish over injustice in the Black community.
On March 30, three days after the President signed the CARES Act into law, we launched our LiveTALK online video broadcast series to inform our members, supporters, and the public about the PPP and EIDL. Watch our past videos here, giving the community valuable advice, opportunities, strategies, and more.
As I write to you, I am worried for our country and with a very heavy heart. People are scared and angry. George Floyd’s death has sparked wide protests but these peaceful demonstrations have been mixed with violence, riots and clashes with the police.
Smriti Zaneveld founded Houston-based Lazarus 3D to transform the way surgeons are trained. She was one of the winners of USPAACC’s 2019 What’s Your Pitch competition. We checked in with her to see how her company has grown and get her advice for future contestants. This year’s pitch competition will be held online. Applications are open until June 15th.
USPAACC member Merck will be hosting a virtual business opportunity fair starting June 17, 2020, from 8 am - 4 pm EST. This fair will allow suppliers to meet with Merck's professional team. Check more details in our blog post!
Watch USPAACC's series of WebCasts with experts from wide-ranging fields talk about topics that are critical to business owners.
A message from our National President and CEO in Asian Pacific American Heritage Month to celebrate that Asian Americans continue to make an indelible mark in nearly every corner of American life.
Stacey's Rise Project is expanding in the 2020 year to support 15 female business founders. Each finalist will receive mentoring and funding resources. Application due on June 1, 2020.
USPAACC member Merck will be hosting a virtual educational series starting May 21, 2020 2pm EST. This series will focus on how to do business with Merck. Check more details in our blog post!
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization and Office of the Chief Procurement Officer are co-sponsoring a Historically Underutilized Business Zone Small Business Conference on Thursday, May 14.
Our National President & CEO shares USPAACC COVID-19 LiveTALK Series and WebCAST during our 6-week work from home experience.