April 26, 2019, Representatives from Fresno Unified School District’s Purchasing and Food program and the University of California of Cooperative Extension toured Zia Thae Farms with the guidance of ABIRC. With the tour, ABIRC’s goal is to create a Farm to School program with local South East Asian Farmers. The goal is to create a[…]
May 2, 2019, Asian Business Institute and Resource Center (ABIRC) has successfully connected Heart to Heart Family Care Center, LLC. to Valley Small Business District Corporation (VSBDC). This opportunity allowed Heart to Heart Family Care Center, LLC. to receive the operating loan that they needed to open their business. ABIRC is excited and proud that[…]
The City of Fresno, first Asian Hot Pot. Jason Lin is the owner of Lin’s Fusion and Hino Oishi, making J Pot his third restaurant in the city.
ABIRC’s Executive Director Blong Xiong (second left) along with other supporters of the Farmer Equity and Innovative Center bill. 4.10.19. AB 838 – Farmer Equity and Innovation Center, sponsored by the Assembly Chair Susan Talamantes Eggman at the House Committee Agriculture, went onto the floor for discussion at the California State Capital. The bill seeks[…]
April 4.3.2019. ABIRC ED Blong gave a warm welcoming and spoke at the Parent University workshop put together by the Fresno Police Department to the residence of South-East Fresno at Vang Pao Elementary.
March 12, 2019, Executive Director Blong Xiong of the Asian Business Institute and Resource Center, members of the Special Guerilla Unit (SGU) and Dr. Ruth Dahlquist-Willard went to the Hall of Records to present to the County Boards of Supervisors of the impact of Sustainable Groundwater Management Act (SGMA) on Southeast Asian farmers in the[…]
February 28, 2019, Executive Director Blong Xiong of the Asian Business Institute and Resource Center and the members of Lao Veterans of America Institute went to City Hall to present to the City Councils about the Sustainable Ground Water Management Act (SGMA) and its impact on the Southeast Asian small farmers.
The 1st Hmong Leadership Cohort spends Tuesday evening of February 26, 2019, at City Hall in the City of Fresno. There are 12 participants: Greg Vang, Tammy Vang, Samantha Yang, Chon Koua Xiong, Bobby Bliatout, Moua Vang, Katie Moua, James Thao, Rocky Vang, Dao Lor, Bee Xiong, and Chia Xiong. The program started[…]
ABIRC sixth community Workshop. (Video is Filmed and Copyright by Mas Yaj)
Blong Xiong, Executive Director of Asian Business Institute and Resource Center was invited to speak to the Southeast Asian Farmers about the current development of the water regulation within the North Kings Groundwater Agency during the nitrogen workshop the University of Cooperative Extension put up. Many of the Southeast Asian Farmers reported that they were never[…]