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Asian American Businesses: Identifying Gaps and Supporting Recovery 2021

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A majority of Asian American-owned businesses in Southern California…

California’s Asian Businesses Harder Hit by Covid, Survey Finds

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Asian American small businesses in Southern California experienced…
At least 700 Oaklanders signed up to help escort older Asian Americans in the community to keep them safe after a slew of harassment around the Bay Area. // Courtesy of Compassion in Oakland

Ong Highlights Economic Obstacles Facing Asian Americans

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This past Wednesday, CNK research was cited in a USA Today…
Protesters during a rally held to support Stop Asian Hate in Newton, Mass., on March 21. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

A widening gap among Asian Americans

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CNK Director Paul Ong was recently featured in a Los Angeles…
Hundreds of volunteers signed up to accompany older Asian Americans in Oakland's Chinatown neighborhood to help keep them safe.

How to help families of the spa shooting victims and all Asian Americans under attack

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A report co-authored by Paul Ong, director of the Center for…
Esther Lopez settles in at home in Chula Vista after work at a nearby grocery store.(Nelvin C. Cepeda / The San Diego Union-Tribune)

A Deadly Reality: By almost every metric, COVID-19 is proving much worse for Latinos than Whites

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A San Diego Union-Tribune article cited a report by the UCLA…

Majority white areas got more PPP business loan money than Latino areas, UCLA study says

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Research from our latest report with UCLA Latino Policy and Politics…

Disparities in the Distribution of Paycheck Protection Program Funds in California’s Congressional Districts

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The necessary lockdowns to reduce the spread of COVID-19, along…
President Biden announced changes Monday to the Paycheck Protection Program aimed at helping smaller businesses owned by women and people of color to qualify for federal loans due to the economic impact that has been caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Alex Wong/Getty Images

New PPP plan aims to level playing field for smallest businesses

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For two weeks starting today, the Paycheck Protection Program…