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Stop and Smell the Roses

On a sunny day in April, at a pleasant 68 degrees Fahrenheit, two Cleveland Metroparks vans filled with ASIA’s Community Adult Mentorship (CAM) students pulled into the parking lot of…

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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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International Community Empowerment Project Summer Program Concludes With A Party

Asian Services In Actions, Inc.‚Äô s (ASIA, Inc.) International Community Empowerment Project (ICEP) Summer Program concluded with a party in July, at Forest Hill Elementary School in Akron.¬† For six…

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International Community Empowerment Project Program Hosts Free Community Night at the Exchange House 

The International Community Empowerment Project (ICEP) program high school students hosted a free community night at the Exchange House in August to conclude the six week ICEP summer program. Students…

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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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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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ASIA Seeks Bilingual/Bicultural Educator In Children, Youth, and Family Services Department

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) seeks a highly motivated and bright individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Bilingual/Bicultural Educator¬†position. This individual will assist the…

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ASIA Seeking ICEP Driver In Akron

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) is seeking a skilled and committed professional in the International Community Empowerment Project (ICEP) program. This is a unique opportunity for a community…

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Akron Ethnic Communities Push For Greater Voter Turnout In Upcoming Election

Members from various ethnic communities in Akron came together this week to push for greater voter turnout in the upcoming November 6, 2018, election through community art. The North Hill…

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2017 New U Visa Application and Certification Forms

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services released updated U visa application and certification forms. The new forms include the criminal activities added by the Violence Against Women Act 2013…

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ASIA Co-Sponsor This Year's Cuyahoga County Conference

ASIA is a proud co-sponsor of this year’s¬†Cuyahoga County Conference on Social Welfare for ‚ÄúWhat happens when everything changes? When: Thursday, March 16 from 9:00 AM ‚Äď 4:00 PM Where:…

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January is National Stalking Awareness Month

Imagine that you don‚Äôt feel safe. Someone is following you, texting and e-mailing you, and you are afraid. In one year, 7.5 million Americans were victims of stalking‚ÄĒa dangerous crime…

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Cuyahoga Problem Gambling Coalition Hosting Speaker Bureau Training

Problem Gambling¬†Speakers Bureau –¬†Training & Orientation The goal of the Problem Gambling Speakers Bureau¬†is to lift up the voices of people that have been impacted by problem gambling to increase…

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[Event] Asian Pacific American Youth Leadership Training

Saturday, June 4th,¬†33 Asian Pacific American Youth participated in a leadership training conference hosted by OCA Greater Cleveland. The program for high school students focused on the development of APA…

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ICEP Volunteer Honored at Akron Global Youth Awards

The 2016 Global Youth Awards Service Day, which recognizes youth for their many hours of volunteerism to area non-profit organizations, took place on April 13, 2016. Ler Lar Shi, a…

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ASIA Joins #APIConsent Campaign, Sexual Assault Awareness Month

This month, Asian Services In Action (ASIA) joins Asian American Community Services (AACS) in a campaign to raise public awareness about sexual assault in the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI)…

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[CYF] Now Hiring Program Assistant for READY Program – Apply Today!

Join our team today! We are seeking a part-time and possible full time position for a flexible, energetic individual to work in our READY Program. The READY program is a…

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ICEP Family Saddened Over Recent News In Akron

The 21-year-old University of Akron student, died after being shot during an armed robbery at Premium New York Style Pizza, a pizza shop owned by his brother in Akron on…

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[News] #ActToChange – The Movement Against Bullying

The campaign website, ActToChange.org, includes video and music empowerment playlists, and encourages you to ‚ÄúTake a Pledge‚ÄĚ to join the #ActToChange movement and stand up against bullying. As one out…

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[Press] National Korean American Coalition to End Domestic Abuse

PRESS RELEASE ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†CONTACT For Immediate Release ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†…

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[News] Cleveland Refugees Receive Jackets for the Upcoming Winter

ASIA, Inc.,¬†Christ Child Society,¬†and BHITC partnered up this past weekend to pass out winter coats to refugee families in the Cleveland area. Our very own, Nar Pradhan assisted in passing…

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[News] ICHC Hosts Behavioral Health Focus Group

We had a successful turnout today at our initial Be Well Initiative focus group. The focus group is a collaboration¬†between ASIA-ICHC (International Community Health Center) and Be Well Initiative. The…

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ASIA, Inc. Raises Awareness Around Immigrant Victims of Abuse

ASIA, Inc. is happy to announce a training opportunity for law enforcement, legal aid societies, the courts and more, focused on immigrant victims of abuse. Last week, Morgan Barnes, Children,…

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ASIA Attends the Collaborative To End Human Trafficking Luncheon

‚ÄúHuman trafficking happens here.‚Ä̬†Karen Walsh, director of the Collaborative Initiative to End Human Trafficking, drops this sentence unassumingly. It‚Äôs not anything special for her to say about Ohio; it‚Äôs just…

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A Panel Discussion on Human Trafficking in Cleveland

Human trafficking is a global challenge. An estimated 21 million people around the world are trafficked for sexual slavery, forced labor and other forms of economic exploitation ‚Äď including 1.5…

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