Last Cohort Meeting

Asian Business Institue and Resource Center are proud of our first Hmong Leadership Cohort for their time and effort by attending all of the workshops provided by ABIRC. The final workshop of the first Hmong Leadership Cohort ended with councilmember Esmeralda Soria updating the cohort about the importance of the 2020 Census, more Asian businesses contracting[…]

Meeting with Jim Costa

July 8, 2019, Asian Business Institute and Resource Center hosted a meeting with Congressmen Jim Costa. Attendees including members from Lao Veterans of America Institue, Greater Health Fresno, Valley Small Business Development Corporation, Asian Business Institute and Resource Center, and local Southeast Asian farmers and small business owners voiced their concerns and opinions about current[…]

Fresno Unified School District Thai Chili Taste Test

July 9, 2019, ABIRC along with Zia Thae Farms and  University of California Cooperative Extension arrived at the Fresno Unified School District Nutrition Center to discuss with the representatives of The FUSD’s Purchasing and Food Program about a Thai Chili dish. Chef Eli at the Nutrition Center created two recipes with the Thai Chili consisting of[…]

Cohort Meeting about Funding

June 25th, 2019, The sixth meeting of the first Hmong Cohort was held at Valley Small Business Development Corp. With three guest speakers who were Erica Cabrera from Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Bryn Forhan from The Forhan Company who also represents Chevron, and Kee Xiong from Pacific Western Bank spoke about the process of[…]