Announcements

The Medical Interpreter Program will start on April 4, 2020

Pictured: BBiH MIP participants during the 2019 Fall Session The Spring Session of the Breaking Boundaries in Healthcare Medical Interpreting Program (BBiH MIP) will start on Saturday, April 4, 2020. This…

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College Scholarship Available For AAPI Students Interested In Health Professions

The 2019 Wang-Ji Family Scholarship recipients Miss Vy Hoang (left) and Miss Bishnu Chhetri (right) photographed with ASIA, Inc. CEO Elaine Tso. Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) is pleased…

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ASIA, Inc. Applauds Governor Mike DeWine's Letter to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

AKRON, Ohio — Asian Services In Action, Inc. applauds Governor Mike DeWine’s statement on Ohio’s continued acceptance and resettlement of refugees. On December 24, DeWine wrote to U.S. Secretary of…

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Thank you for a fantastic 2019!

Happy New Year’s Eve! As 2019 ends, we want to take the time to thank you for your ongoing support! It’s been an amazing year at Asian Services In Action,…

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Happy Holidays!

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Make a difference this holiday season!

Hi Friend! There is just a week left to get through that “to do” list…and two weeks left for you to help make the change you want to see in…

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ASIA, Inc. Joins #GivingTuesdayCLE Movement to Encourage Community Support

Today, Asian Services In Action, Inc. joins together with other organizations in celebrating WISH Cleveland’s #GivingTuesdayCLE campaign. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving Holiday and the kickoff of the holiday season, the campaign…

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In Case You Missed It: The 2019 Gala & Fundraiser Fund-In-Need Video

On Friday, November 15 Asian Services In Action, Inc. celebrated over 23 years of community service with the year’s theme of Communities Thriving Through Entrepreneurship. Four months leading up to…

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ASIA, Inc. Publishes 2018-2019 Annual Report

Akron, OH – Asian Services In Action, Inc., a critical provider of healthcare, social services, and advocacy for the growing Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities of Northeast Ohio, has…

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ASIA, Inc. Celebrates Nationwide Preliminary Injunctions Against The Public Charge Rule

For Immediate Release October 18, 2019 Akron – We celebrate the news that the federal courts in New York and Washington granted nationwide preliminary injunctions against the Public Charge rule…

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Thank You To Everyone Who Attended The Open House!

Left photo: (from left to right) ASIA CEO Elaine Tso, ASIA Co-founders May and CF Chen, Sam Deshazior, Director of Business Retention & Expansion for the City of Akron, ASIA Board…

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ASIA, Inc.’s Microloan Program Assists Immigrants and Refugees Reach Their Dreams of Becoming Small Business Entrepreneurs

 Ali Bai inside Lucky Seven Family Grocery Store. Akron, OH – Ali Bai, his wife Rokimar Bi, and five kids came to the United States from Burma as refugees in…

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ASIA, Inc. Condemns Trump’s Rule Targeting Legal Immigrants

ASIA, Inc. Condemns Trump’s Rule Targeting Legal Immigrants Press Release For Immediate Release August 14, 2019 Media Contact: Kimlee Sureemee kimlee.sur@asiaohio.org 216-881-0330 Ext. 8811 Akron, Ohio – Asian Services In…

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ASIA, Inc. Publishes Summer 2019 Sustainability Services Department Quarterly Newsletter

Asian Services In Action (ASIA), Inc. today published its Sustainability Services Department Summer 2019 Newsletter. The full newsletter is now available online here. The quarterly newsletter is filled with stories that…

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International Community Empowerment Project (ICEP) Holds Week-Long Debate Program

Last week the International Community Empowerment Project (ICEP) program held a week-long debate program, thanks to the coordination of Ming-Hao Shiao. Shiao connected with ASIA, Inc. through an outreach initiative…

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ASIA, Inc. Stands In Solidarity with El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio 

Akron, OH – We are shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the devastating assaults that resulted in 31 deaths and 50 wounded this weekend in El Paso, Texas and…

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Rot Sorn's Story – Communities Thriving Through Entrepreneurship

Above: Rot Sorn (right) and her husband in front of their restaurant in Akron, Ohio. Akron, OH – Even when Rot Sorn, owner of Lyeh Thai in Akron, lived in…

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ASIA, Inc. Seeks a Field Organizer for Summit County

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) seeks a highly motivated and bright individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Field and Data Organizer (Policy-Advocacy) position. The…

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ASIA, Inc. Seeks a Field Organizer for Cuyahoga County

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) seeks a highly motivated and bright individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Field and Data Organizer (Policy-Advocacy) position. The…

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ASIA, Inc. Expresses Concern Over Administration's Refugee Admissions Plan

Akron, OH – Asian Services In Action, Inc (ASIA, Inc.) expresses its deep concern over any plan by the Administration to reduce the number of refugees the United States will…

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ASIA, Inc. Launches Community Relations & Development Department

Kara Ulmer has been selected as the Director of Community Relations and Development. Asian Services In Action, (ASIA, Inc.) announced the launch of the Community Relations and Development Department, which…

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ASIA, Inc. Seeks Bilingual Advocate

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) seeks a highly motivated, determined and experienced individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Bilingual Advocate position. This individual is…

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ASIA, Inc. Announces 2019 Wang-Ji Family Scholarship Recipients

     The 2019 Wang-Ji Family Scholarship recipients Miss Bishnu Chhetri (left) and Miss Vy Hoang (right) photographed with ASIA, Inc. CEO Elaine Tso. Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA,…

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Interpreting and Translation Services Department Announces Medical Interpreter Training Fall Cohort

The fall session will start on October 5, 2019. The program will meet on Saturdays from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm at Asian Services In Action, Inc.’s new Akron office located at 370 East Market St. The…

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ASIA, Inc. Applauds Supreme Court Decision Blocking Citizenship Question on 2020 Census 

Media Contact: Kimlee Sureemee kimlee.sur@asiaohio.org 216-881-0330 Ext. 8811 Press Release For Immediate Release June 27, 2019 ASIA, Inc. Applauds Supreme Court Decision Blocking Citizenship Question on 2020 Census  Akron, OH…

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ASIA-ICHC Seeks School Based Health Coordinator

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) seeks a highly motivated and bright individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the School Based Health Coordinator position. The person…

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ASIA Says #NoToPublicCharge with One Nation

Last week, ASIA, Inc. was the only organization in Washington D.C. representing Ohio’s immigrant communities advocating against Public Charge for the 26 million people who will be impacted by the…

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Social Work Internship Available at ASIA-ICHC

Asian Services In Action, Inc.’s International Community Health Center (ASIA-ICHC) is a federally qualified health center that provides services to all regardless of inability to pay. ASIA-ICHC predominantly serves low-income,…

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ASIA, Inc. Attends The 2019 Age+Action Conference

Sustainability Services Department Manager Heidi Lum and Sustainability Services Department Program Assistant Joyce Deng and Ama Kamar attended the National Council on Aging (NCOA) 2019 Age+Action Conference in Washington D.C.…

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Policy Research Internship (Fall 2019) Available at ASIA, Inc.

Asian Services In Action (ASIA), Inc. seeks a highly motivated and bright individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Policy Research Internship. The person will be working with…

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Tell Ohio Senators We Matter!

With the 2020 Census right around the corner, we need to make sure our elected officials do their job and make sure our communities are counted. Without the proper funds…

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VOTE Mural By ASIA Intern Mai See Lor Now Has A Permanent Home In New Akron Office

In 2018, Asian Services In Action, Inc. began working with Akron’s local artist, Mac Love to create a community mural aimed to encourage the Akron community to vote. The mural, which features…

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ASIA, Inc. Concerned With Appointment Of Kenneth Cuccinelli As USCIS Acting Director

Press Release For Immediate Release June 11, 2019 Media Contact: Kimlee Sureemee kimlee.sur@asiaohio.org 216-881-0330 Ext. 8811 ASIA, Inc. Concerned With Appointment Of Kenneth Cuccinelli As USCIS Acting Director Akron, Ohio…

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ASIA Health Center Receives NEOMED-CEOMPH Preceptor Of The Year Award

ASIA Health Center Receives NEOMED-CEOMPH Preceptor Of The Year Award Media Contact: Kimlee Sureemee kimlee.sur@asiaohio.org 216-881-0330 Ext. 8811 Cleveland, OH – The Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health…

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Deadline Extended for Wang-Ji Family Scholarship for Health Professions

Deadline Extended for Wang-Ji Family Scholarship for Health Professions The application window for the Wang-Ji Family Scholarship for Health Professions is being extended to June 7, 2019. The scholarship is…

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Announcing A New Leader For Asian Services In Action

Elaine Tso will lead the largest human service agency serving the AAPI community of Northeast Ohio Media Contact: Scott Piepho SPiepho@asiaohio.org 330-962-4978 (c) 234-312-3607 Ext. 5328 (w) Akron, OH –…

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ASIA, Inc. Publishes Spring 2019 Sustainability Services Department Quarterly Newsletter

Asian Services In Action (ASIA), Inc. today published its Sustainability Services Department Spring 2019 Newsletter. The full newsletter is now available online here. The quarterly newsletter is filled with stories that…

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ASIA, Inc.’s 4th Annual Spring Speaker Series is One Month Away!

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) will hold its 4th Annual Spring Speaker Series  in one month! Registration is now open online at www.asiaohio.org/springseries. Guests can also purchase tickets…

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ASIA, Inc. Leader Testifies in Congressional Field Hearing

For Immediate Release April 25, 2019 Cleveland, OH – Elaine Tso, Interim Co-CEO of Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.), testified today, Thursday, April 25, in a field hearing…

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ASIA, Inc. Seeks Patient Service Representative

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) seeks a highly motivated and bright individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Patient Service Representative position at our International Community…

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ASIA, Inc. Seeks a Full-Time Medicial Assistant

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) seeks a highly motivated and bright individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Full-Time Medical Assistant – Mid Level position…

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ASIA, Inc. Seeks A Social Work Intern

Asian Services In Action, Inc.’s International Community Health Center (ASIA-ICHC) is a federally qualified health center that provides services to all regardless of inability to pay. ASIA-ICHC predominantly serves low-income,…

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ASIA, Inc. Seeks A Part-Time Medical Assistant

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) seeks a highly motivated and bright individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Medical Assistant – Mid Level Part-Time position…

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ASIA, Inc. Announces Date of 4th Annual Spring Speaker Series

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) announced today that its 4th Annual Spring Speaker Series event will be held on May 24, 2019, from 9:00 a.m to 11:00 a.m…

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Hmong-American Juleeah Vang Accepted into National Leadership & Advocacy Training For Southeast Asian Americans

“I am excited to be accepted into the 2019 Leadership & Advocacy Training (LAT) hosted by SEARAC, from June 19-21, 2019, in Washington D.C.,” said Juleeah Vang, Policy-Advocacy Assistant at…

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ASIA, Inc. Seeks a Patient Care Navigator

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) seeks a highly motivated and bright individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Patient Care Navigator position at our International…

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ASIA, Inc. Seeks a Volunteer Program Coordinator

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) seeks a highly motivated and bright individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Volunteer Program Coordinator position. This individual is…

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ASIA, Inc. Wins Litigation Challenging Addition Of Census Citizenship Question To 2020 Census

For Immediate Release April 10, 2019 Akron, OH –  Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) celebrated a recent trial court decision in favor of the plaintiffs – including ASIA,…

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ASIA, Inc. Selected To Provide Critical Legal Services To Advance The American Justice System

ASIA, Inc. Selected To Provide Critical Legal Services To Advance The American Justice System Asian Services In Action, Inc (ASIA, Inc.) is pleased to announce a grant from the American…

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FCC Warns of Robocall Scammers Targeting Chinese Consumers

Robocall scammers are targeting Chinese-speaking consumers, individuals with Chinese last names, and individuals who live in Chinese communities according to an update posted on the Federal Communications Commission’s website. Individuals…

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