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Dollars Finally Reach the SEA Farming Community!

Throughout the last two months, the Asian Business Institute and Resource Center staff have been working closely with Southeast Asian (SEA) farmers to gain an understanding of how they are navigating through these challenging times. With no signs of the pandemic ending any time soon, SEA farmers are facing serious economic hardship. Most of their[…]

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Need Money Quick?

April 6. If you have a small for-profit business within the City of Fresno and has been negatively impacted by COVID-19, you may be eligible for a loan through the city. The “Save Our Small Business Loan Grant” will be available between April 6, 2020, to April 12, 2020. The loan may be forgivable. The administered[…]

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Emergency Order from the City of Fresno

(Fresno, California) 2020-03-19. Due to COVID-19, the City of Fresno issues emergency ‘shelter in place.’ Starting Thursday, March 19 at 12:01 AM, everyone is to take shelter that may last through March 31st. The full details of the order can be found at the following link: https://www.fresno.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/EMERGENCY-ORDER-2020-02_SHELTER-IN-PLACE-3.18.20.pdf  

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Round Table Water Discussion with State Senator Melissa Hurtado

November 12, 2019. ABIRC joined the State Senator Melissa Hurtado on the round table water discussion concerned with the SEA community of the Central Valley. “Today our Southeast Asian farmers are faced with many challenges which include representation, cultural and language barriers. In the last few years, we’ve searched for opportunities to include the Southeast[…]