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May 2024 KCEN-TV | Mental Health in the AAPI Community

May 2024 Small Business Majority | Texas entrepreneur creates connection for her community

May 2024 Bon Appetit | For Some Diners, Loud Restaurants Are the Opposite of a Party

February 2024 Wacoan | The Grackle - A Triumphant Return article

January 2024 KWBU Waco's NPR radio | Conversations with Creative Waco - Asian Leaders Network and Lunar New Year Market 

December 2023 Channel 25 - KXXV | Cha Community hosts annual BIPOC market

July 2023 Modern Texas Living Waco | Cha Community magazine feature

June 2023 KWBU Waco's NPR radio | Podcast Episode on Art & Small Business

May 2023 Channel 25 - KXXV | Waco launches 'Green Business Alliance' aimed at building a more sustainable city

April 2023 Know Waco podcast | Spring BIPOC Market with Designs with Jamie

March 2023 Channel 10 - KWTX | Women's History Month spotlight

March 2023 James Beard Foundation | 4 Women Entrepreneurs on How This Program Changed Their Business

March 2023 CO by U.S Chamber of Commerce | Texas Boba Tea Shop Promotes Community and Giving Back 

December 2022 Channel 10 - KWTX | New holiday market in Waco features all minority-owned businesses

November 2022 Hello Alice | Announcing the Small Business Growth Fund Grant Recipients

October 2022 National ACE | AAPISTRONG Restaurant Fund Winners

October 2022 U.S. Chamber of Commerce | 2022 Dream Big Awards

October 2022 City of Waco | Taste of Waco: Cha Community (We are Waco)

September 2022 U.S. Chamber of Commerce | U.S. Chamber of Commerce Announces Finalists for Dream Big Small Business Awards

July 2022 Waco Insider | Eat, Drink, Repeat podcast Cha Community episode

June 2022 Waco Insider | Cha Community Wants You to Feel at Home

May 2022 Fox 44 News | Recognizing mental health within the AAPI community

May 2022 National Ace AAPISTRONG | The 2022 Proudly Unstoppable Fund Winners

April 2022 Temple Chamber of Commerce | Cha Community, Business Spotlight

March 2022 KCEN TV| Cha Community brings unique flavor to downtown Temple

March 2022 Discover Temple | What's the Tea on Cha Community

February 2022 KCEN TV | Business is booming: Beer Garden, Bubble Tea shop to open in downtown Temple

February 2022 Baylor University | Lunar New Year: My experiences as a Chinese immigrant

January 2022 Voyage Austin | Inspiring Conversations with Devin Li of Cha Community

January 2022 Temple Daily Telegram | Cha Community to open boba tea store

December 2021 Fox 44 News | Local Businesses Make a Spot on Forbes Next 1000 List 

October 2021 Cha Community | Welcome to Cha Community rebrand video

May 2021 Waco Business News - Downtown Depot podcast | Episode 104

May 2021 Baylor University External Affairs | Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month - Perspectives from AAPI Waco Small Businesses

April 2021 U.S House of Representatives Small Business Committee Testimony | Harnessing the Power of Immigrant-Owned Businesses to Build Back Better 

April 2021 KCENTV | Waco Cha owner chosen to speak at House committee hearing about power of immigrant-owned businesses

April 2021 New American Economy | George W. Bush Presidential Center Art Exhibit “Out of Many, One” Social Media Campaign 

March 2021 Launch Waco | Creating Space at the Table Through Tapioca 

Nov 2020 Baylor Lariat | Waco Cha Strives for Representation, Communi-tea

Nov 2020 Channel 25 - KXXV | Waco Cha Pushes to Build Community and Celebrate Diversity One Tea at a Time

Oct 2020 Wacoan | People of the 254 

August 2020 Inheritance Magazine | Building Community Through Boba Tea

August 2020 ABC News | With PPP Ending, Struggling Small Businesses Seek New Lifeline

August 2020 The Waco Project | Waco Cha video

June 2020 Small Business Majority | Small Business Profile

May 2020 Willow Film Company | Waco Bao video

May 2020 Channel 25 - KXXV | Waco Cha Continues to Bring Diversitea to Central Texas 

May 2019 Waco Business News - Downtown Depot | Episode 69

March 2019 Waco Tribune-Herald | Waco Cha Enables Entrepreneurs to Bring Their World to Downtown

For press opportunities or media inquiries, please email our co-owner Jaja Chen at jaja@chacommunity.com