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Free Tax Preparation Services Available

Starting February 1, 2018, Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) will provide free income tax preparation services for Cuyahoga County’s low-to-moderate income families. The schedule will be as follows:…

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Brown Highlights Impact Of Executive Order On Ohio Refugees

Brown Sponsored Legislation to Overturn the Executive Order, Wrote Trump Urging Him to Revoke It ¬†WASHINGTON, D.C. ‚ÄĒ U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) is continuing to speak out against President…

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Foreign Travel Advisory

International Institute of Akron Legal Team issues the following travel advisory to nationals of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen and Somalia. Foreign Travel Advisory: Do not travel outside the…

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[News] ASIA, Inc. signed briefs in support of affirmative action!

Asian Americans Advancing Justice filed a brief¬†in the Fisher II case in support of affirmative action. AALDEF and NAPABA also filed briefs, and together, 160 groups representing AAPI communities have…

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Carnegie Corporation Discusses The Right To Vote

Carnegie Corporation of New York recently attended a workshop of The New Americans Campaign¬†conference in Huston, Texas in September. Three of ASIA, Inc. staff members attended the conference aimed at…

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HUD features ASIA in May 2015 National Newsletter

[gview file=”http://www.asiaohio.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/ohc_bridge053015.pdf”] This month, ASIA¬†makes¬†national spotlight in United States Department of Housing and Urban Development‘s “The Bridge Newsletter“. In observance of AAPI Heritage month (May), HUD featured articles from CAPACD…

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AIM for Equity announces ASIA as Advocacy Co-Chair

AIM for Equity welcomes a new Steering Committee and Co-Chairs for 2015-2016. During their May meeting, the AIM for Equity Steering Committee elected Cathy Phan of the Asian American Health…

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ASIA Receives National Attention

NBC News|Asian America, released a brief post titled “Traditional Asian Lending Circles Get New Life with Modern Twist“. The release mentions ASIA’s latest Self-Sufficiency program, run by Susan Wong, manager…

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ASIA staff member, Cathy Vue featured in The Greater Akron Relocation Guide

  ASIA staff member, Cathy Vue shared why she moved back to Akron in the Greater Akron Relocation Guide. Here is a closer look.   Grab your copy online, and…

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Sexual Assualt PSA on Erie Chinese Journal

ASIA’s Sexual Assault PSA on Erie Chinese Journal: more than 8,000 copies have been distributed to areas include the greater Cleveland area, Columbus, Pittsburgh, places in Kentucky and New York.…

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A banquet of ideas at Akron's Growing Hope Food Summit

by WKSU’s¬†VIVIAN GOODMAN This story is part of a¬†special series. The second annual food summit sponsored by Akron Summit Community Action shared a common goal of better health.¬†WKSU‚Äôs Vivian Goodman…

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[PRESS EVENT]Family Immigration and Impact on Cleveland's Asian Community complete video on Vimeo

Time: ¬†Thursday 04/04/13 1pm-2pm Location: Philippine Cultural¬†Center Vimeo Channel Host: Johnny Wu Description: Presently, there are 4.3 million people waiting to receive their visas in what is commonly known as…

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Global Cleveland's Asian Initiative Designed to Attract, Retain Asians

Click here to read the original news. THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 2013 Global Cleveland¬†recently launched its¬†Asian Initiative, a program to attract and retain Asian talent to the region. ‚ÄúAsians are now…

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ASIA's Press Event (04/04/13) coverage on Global Cleveland

Proposed Elimination of Family-Based Visas Would Hurt the Growth of Cleveland’S Asian Community Click here to view it on Global Cleveland Proposed legislation to eliminate two family-related immigration categories would…

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Family immigration issues for Cleveland's Asian community

¬†Coverage of ASIA’s Press Event from¬†clevelandpeople.com Philippine Cultural Center April 4, 2013 Click here¬†for¬†the original news and video clips. Currently there are considerable discussions at the federal level about immigration…

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Asia Dream School (West CAM) Featured on Channel 3 News!

ASIA’s West CAM after-school program in Lakewood City Schools, also known as the Asia Dream School, was featured on Cleveland’s WKYC Channel 3 News on January 30, 2013! Channel 3…

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ASIA's HAPI Fresh Program Featured on WKSU's Quick Bites

ASIA’s Healthy Asian Pacific Islander (HAPI) Fresh Program, which provides farm training to enhance job opportunities for immigrants and refugees in Cuyahoga County, was featured on the radio this morning…

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ASIA's Michael Byun Featured on City Club Panel Discussion on Global Cleveland

ASIA’s executive director Michael Byun joined a panel discussion on Global Cleveland last Friday, June 22, 2012, hosted by the City Club of Cleveland.¬† The panel tackled questions such as:…

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ASIA's Executive Director to speak at Center for American Progress

ASIA’s Executive Director, Michael Byun will be a featured panelist at the Center for American Progress’s upcoming event, Stronger Together, in Washington, DC on September 20.¬† Mr. Byun joins panelists…

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ASIA's Matthew Gee featured in WOIO Channel 19 telethon

ASIA staff member Matthew Gee participated in Channel 19’s Access Your Benefits Telethon on April 11.¬† The telethon volunteers took¬† 732 calls from 11am until 7pm making this telethon among…

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ASIA's Lucky Seniors participant featured in Akron Beacon Journal

Hospital in Falls creates awareness Summa sponsors cultural program Summa sponsors cultural program December 11,2010 07:30 AM GMT Marilyn Miller Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Copyright ¬© 2010 Beacon Journal Publishing…

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ASIA featured in National Families USA newsletter re: impact of healthcare reform

See the entire newsletter: Minority Health Connection Activities in the Field Asian Services in Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) Based in the Cleveland/Akron area of Ohio, Asian Services in Action (ASIA),…

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Sujata Burgess featured on WEWS this past spring

Sujata Burgess, CHP Program Specialist recently featured with Karen Butler, Commissioner of the Cleveland Department of Public Health regarding the successful H1N1 vaccine clinic for the Asian community. WEWS interview…

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ASIA's Executive Director featured on RWJF's Human Capital website

New Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Web Site Is Information Clearinghouse on Scholar, Fellow, Leadership Programs in Human Capital Portfolio Web site provides wealth of information to those exploring scholar, fellow…

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ASIA Self-Sufficiency Program Client Featured by United Way of Greater Cleveland

The following article is an excerpt from United Way of Greater Cleveland website at http://www.uws.org/community/ying_lee.asp. New country, new language, new life for Chinese refugee Fourteen years ago, the Lee family…

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