A two-fold blow to AAPI small business owners in the pandemic. This is so true. The Asian Americans have the highest unemployment rate during the COVID, according to a Pew study.
Quote: “The pandemic has brought a twofold blow to Asian-American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) small business owners. Just over 80% of small business owners reported negative effects from the pandemic and 44% have decreased the number of people they employ, according to a survey conducted from Sept. 28 to Nov. 30, 2020….”