Dennis Huang

Dennis Huang

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Survival of AAPI-owned businesses depends on health of Los Angeles communities

Editor’s Note: The opinions expressed in this piece are those of the author’s and do not necessarily represent NextShark’s views.

The emergence of the recent Omicron variant demonstrates that the pandemic is not over, and few know this disheartening fact better than our Asian American small business community. Over the past year and a half, I have witnessed the devastating effects of the pandemic on this community in Los Angeles. What were once bustling areas of our beloved Chinatown, and beyond, are now quiet streets, empty restaurants, and closed doors.