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Free ‘CelebrASIAN’ Conference for AAPI Businesses to Feature Key Politicians, Executives

USPAACC

Nonprofit Asian American chamber of commerce USPAACC is hosting a free virtual conference that aims to inspire AAPI business professionals through a series of panels and networking booths with major corporations, diversity businesses and government agencies.

The annual expo: “CelebrASIAN Business + Procurement Conference,” a three-day virtual event from June 8-10, features discussions with prominent executives from government, education and business corporations. 

Pepsi Accused of Copying an AAPI Brand and Launching It on Heritage Month

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A Filipino American entrepreneur has accused Pepsi of forcing her company to change its name and plagiarizing their product while claiming to support women-led small businesses.

To add to the insult, Celeste Perez, who co-founded Droplet, said a Pepsi employee bought their drink before the beverage giant launched a similar version right on Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

Elderly Couple’s Food Stand Gets Huge Boost After YouTuber Helps Them Go Viral

South Delhi

An elderly couple who run an eatery in South Delhi district in India received an outpouring of support from the community after a video featuring the two went viral in just 24 hours.

Life-changing social media post: The video, shared by YouTube channel Swad official on Tuesday, featured business owner Kanta Prasad, 80, working at his shop called “Baba Ka Dhaba” in Malviya Nagar with his wife, Badaami Devi, according to Indian Express.

NextShark & ADMERASIA Launches Map to Help BIPOC-owned Small Businesses in Crisis

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NextShark and ADMERASIA have teamed up to launch an interactive donation map to help BIPOC-owned businesses affected by looters who took advantage of the Black Lives Matter protests to steal and damage property.

Utilizing key trends from ADMERASIA’s previous collaboration with NextShark on the Racism is Contagious website, ADMERASIA developed an interactive mapping system designed to intake data from fundraising campaigns for negatively-impacted small businesses.

SF’s Famous Turtle Tower Restaurant Robbed During the Day, Police Respond 2 Hours Later

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A popular Vietnamese restaurant called Turtle Tower was “robbed in broad daylight” on Tuesday 1:30 p.m. in Tenderloin, San Francisco.

Like other struggling restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic, Turtle Tower is open for contactless service. What was thought to be a customer coming in for a meal resulted in a man who went straight for the tip jar, stole all the cash inside and threatened its owner before running from the scene.

Asian Community Volunteers Deliver Over 150 Meals A Day FOR FREE in NYC

Local NYC grocer Patrick Mock has been spearheading an initiative to provide free food to the elderly, homeless, frontline and essential workers in need of a meal.

Operating out of 46 Mott Bakery since April 20, Mock, 26, has one to three volunteers coming every day to help, including New York State assemblywoman Yuh-line Niou, local activist Karlin Chan, and district leader Jenny low.