4th Annual Spring Speaker Series

The annual ASIA, Inc. Spring Speaker Series Breakfast is the premier event in Akron, Ohio to highlight Ohio’s refugee community and showcase the refugee experience during Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May. This year’s keynote speaker is Akron’s own, Officer Damber Subba. Damber Subba is the first Nepali refugee from Bhutan to become an officer in the Akron Police Department. Office Subba, who arrived in the United States nearly 10 years ago, will share his experience coming to America and how joining the police department allows him to at as a bridge between the city’s Bhutanese-Nepali refugee community and Greater Akron. Past speakers included former Cleveland City Councilman Joe Cimperman, Akron Public Schools ESL and Foreign Language Learning Specialist Loi Dang-Nguyen, Ph.D., and Former U.S. Army Interpreter Hamayon Yaqobi.

When: May 24, 2019
Where: Unitarian Universalist Church of Akron
330 Morewood Rd. Fairlawn, OH 44333

*Registration opens at 8:00 AM. Light breakfast provided.

Ticket Prices and Donations

Single Ticket $30/each
Group Ticketing (4+) $25/each

All ticket sales and general donations support ASIA, Inc.’s services to refugee and immigrant families. Every donation made in 2019 will be matched dollar-for-dollar thanks to the generosity of the New American Campaign EFFORTS Fund.

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