By Randall Yip, AsAmNews Executive Editor
Kamala Harris vowed to lift up Asian American small business owners during an interview with AsAmNews, the only digital and print outlet she spoke with in a one- on-one conversation during her quick trip to San Francisco Friday to the Chinatown Him Mark Lai Library.
Harris made her remarks following her round table with small business and city leaders that included Mayor London Breed, City Attorney David Chiu, and Assembly members Phil Ting. Small business owners included Linda Mahera of the Paper Tree, Deepa Lounsbury of Lab Start and Tony Lau of K-Elements BBQ.
“We have to support our businesses. Part of why I’ve convened Asian small businesses here is to lift up the value and the importance of their work, not only for the Asian community, but all of society…and by extension, the whole country,” she told AsAmNews exclusively.
She stressed the need for her…