Press Release

Statement from Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) on the coronavirus

For Immediate Release February 5, 2020 Statement from Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) on the coronavirus AKRON – Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA), which serves the immigrant and…

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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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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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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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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. Announces Date of 2019 Annual Fall Gala & Fundraiser

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) will host an evening of fun and elegance during the 2019 Annual Gala & Fundraiser. The Gala will take place on November 15, 2019 at…

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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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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. 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, 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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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. 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. 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. Announces Launch of New Program to Expand Services to Victims of Crime

ASIA, Inc. Announces Launch of New Program to Expand Services to Victims of Crime Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) is proud to announce that we have launched a new…

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ASIA, Inc. Receives Grant From Huntington-Akron Foundation

      For Immediate Release October 24, 2018 ASIA, Inc. Receives Grant From Huntington-Akron Foundation Akron, OH – Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) announced that Huntington-Akron Foundation…

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ASIA, Inc. Receives Grant To Create Local Food Enterprise Center In Akron

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) announced that U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) awarded the organization a grant that will create a local food enterprise center focused on revitalizing Akron, Ohio’s…

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ASIA, INC. ISSUES STATEMENT OPPOSING PROPOSED PUBLIC CHARGE REGULATION

Press Release For Immediate Release September 24, 2018 ASIA, INC. ISSUES STATEMENT OPPOSING PROPOSED PUBLIC CHARGE REGULATION Akron, OH – Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) opposes the Trump…

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ASIA Gala & Fundraiser Sponsorships Available

ASIA Gala & Fundraiser Sponsorships Available Cleveland, OH – Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) is excited to host their Gala and Fundraiser on Friday, November 16, 2018, from…

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NORTHEAST OHIO'S ASIA, INC. ANNOUNCES THE TRANSITION OF ITS CEO

Press Release For Immediate Release March 27, 2018 NORTHEAST OHIO’S ASIA, INC. ANNOUNCES THE TRANSITION OF ITS CEO Cleveland, OH – Asian Services In Action’s (ASIA) board of directors has announced…

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER ANNOUNCED FOR 3RD ANNUAL SPRING SPEAKER SERIES

Press Release For Immediate Release March 5, 2018 KEYNOTE SPEAKER ANNOUNCED FOR 3RD ANNUAL SPRING SPEAKER SERIES AKRON, OH – Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) is proud to announce the…

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ASIA, Inc. Condemns President's Decision to End DACA

Press Release For Immediate Release September 5, 2017 ASIA, INC. CONDEMNS PRESIDENT’S DECISION TO END DACA Cleveland, OH – Today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that the Trump administration will…

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ASIA, INC. RECEIVES GRANT FROM MCGREGOR FUND TO ADDRESS DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE IN AGING SENIORS

ASIA, INC. RECEIVES GRANT FROM MCGREGOR FUND TO ADDRESS DEPRESSION AND SUICIDE IN AGING SENIORS Cleveland, OH – Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) announced today that the McGregor…

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New Survey Finds Asian Americans Oppose ACA Immediate Repeal

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release March 17, 2017 CONTACT Vince Vong vong@asiaohio.org About ASIA, Inc. Donate Today! New Survey Finds Asian-Americans Oppose ACA Immediate Repeal Cleveland, OH – According to…

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ASIA, INC. CONDEMNS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TRAVEL BAN 2.0

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release March 6, 2017 CONTACT vong@asiaohio.org Vince Vong About ASIA, Inc. Donate Today! ASIA, INC. CONDEMNS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION TRAVEL BAN 2.0 Cleveland, OH – Asian Services…

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[Press] Joe Cimperman to Keynote ASIA's Spring Friendraiser, April 28

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release April 18, 2016 Joe Cimperman to Make His Global Cleveland Debut with an Address to the Asian American Community Longtime Cleveland councilman will deliver keynote…

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[Press] ASIA Announces Date And Location For Spring Friendraiser

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release April 11, 2016                                            …

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[PR] ASIA, Inc. Committed to Increase Financial Education

January 18, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Please contact: Kimlee Sureemee Assistant Manager of Policy, Advocacy, and Development kimlee.sur@asiaohio.org (216) 881-0330×8811 ASIAN SERVICES IN ACTION, INC. COMMITTED TO INCREASED FINANCIAL EDUCATION…

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[PR] Michael Byun Appointed Chair of AAPI Advisory Council

MICHAEL BYUN APPOINTED AS CHAIR OF ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER ADVISORY COUNCIL (PDF) Cleveland, Ohio – Asian Services In Action, Inc. is happy to announce that Michael Byun, CEO was recently appointed…

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[PR] ASIA, Inc. Stands with Syrian Refugees

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Release 11/25/2015 Contact: Kimlee Sureemee, Asst. Manager of Policy, Advocacy & Development |kimlee.sur@asiaohio.org | (216)881-0330×8811   ASIA, INC. STANDS WITH SYRIAN REFUGEES ASIA, Inc. and…

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[Press] National Korean American Coalition to End Domestic Abuse

PRESS RELEASE                                          CONTACT For Immediate Release        …

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ASIA, INC.’S AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM RECEIVES GRANT FROM GAR FOUNDATION

August 24, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Please contact: Kim Helms | Project Coordinator khelms@asiaohio.org | 330-535-3263×530   ASIA, INC.’S AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM RECEIVES GRANT FROM GAR FOUNDATION Asian Services In Action,…

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ASIA ANNOUNCES THE PROMOTION OF MS. MAO VUE TO DEPUTY DIRECTOR

August 4, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Please contact: Rui Zhang | Public Relations & Policy Coordinator | rzhang@asiaohio.org | 330.535.3263×224 Kimlee Sureemee | Public Relations & Policy Assistant | kimlee.sur@asiaohio.org | 330.535.3263×224 ASIA ANNOUNCES…

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RSVP for an Important Voter & Civic Engagement Training! Space if filling up fast.

June 20, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Please contact: Rui Zhang | Public Relations & Policy Coordinator | rzhang@asiaohio.org | 330.535.3263×224 Kimlee Sureemee | Public Relations & Policy Assistant | kimlee.sur@asiaohio.org…

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White House and HHS Highlight “Champions of Change” for Affordable Care Act Outreach to the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2014 White House and HHS Highlight “Champions of Change” for Affordable Care Act Outreach to the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Community WASHINGTON, DC…

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United Way of Summit County expands funds for ASIA on Early Childhood Education for Refugee Families

April 3, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Please contact: Kimlee Sureemee | Communications & Policy Assistant | kimlee.sur@asiaohio.org | 330-535-3263 x 224 United Way of Summit County expands funds for ASIA…

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ASIA, Inc applauds introduction of Health Equity & Access under the law (HEAL) for immigrant women & families act.

March 17, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Please contact: Kimlee Sureemee | Communications & Policy Fellow | kimlee.sur@asiaohio.org | 330-535-3263 x 224 ASIAN SERVICES IN ACTION, INC APPLAUDS INTRODUCTION OF HEALTH…

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Paj Tshab (“Reward”) Circle receives grant from Women’s Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Please contact: Kimlee Sureemee, Communication and Policy Fellow | kimlee.sur@asiaohio.org | 330-535-3263 x 224   Women’s Endowment Fund of Akron Community Foundation awards Paj Tshab (“Reward”) Circle…

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12:00 pm EDT on March 18: Press Call on AAPI Community Health Centers and the Impact of the Affordable Care Act

                      FOR PLANNING PURPOSES March 14, 2014 Please contact: Rui Zhang, Communication and Policy Assistant | rzhang@asiaohio.org | 330-535-3263 x 224 12:00 pm…

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Fast for Families Announces Next Phase of Campaign

For Immediate Release: January 27, 2013 Contact: Rui Zhang, rzhang@asiaohio.org, 216-881-0330 Amanda Hoyt, ahoyt@faithinpubliclife.org, 614-483-3168 Fast for Families Announces Next Phase of Campaign “Fast for Families Across America” to Visit…

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Grant from the O’Neill Foundation for Communication Measurements

For Immediate Release January 15, 2014 Please contact: Rui Zhang, Communication and Policy Assistant | rzhang@asiaohio.org | 330-535-3263 x 224 Grant from the O’Neill Foundation for Communication Measurements Cleveland, OH-…

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Community West Foundation Continues Its Funding to ASIA, Inc.’s Self-sufficiency Program

For Immediate Release January 10, 2014 Please contact:  Rui Zhang, Communication and Policy Assistant | rzhang@asiaohio.org |330-535-3263 x224 Community West Foundation Continues Its Funding to ASIA, Inc.’s Self-sufficiency Program Cleveland,…

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Congressman Tim Ryan announces $775,000 Grant Award to Asian Service Action Inc. of Akron

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday Nov. 7, 2013 Contact: Pat Lowry (330) 740-0193 Congressman Tim Ryan announces $775,000 Grant Award to Asian Service Action Inc. of Akron Washington, D.C. – Congressman Tim Ryan…

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Economic Impact Study Documents Positive Effect of Refugees Resettling in Northeast Ohio

A Message from Refugee Services Collaborative of Greater Cleveland: FOR Immediate release:                              Contact:  Brian Upton October 28, 2013                                           216.702.0703   brian@buildinghopeinthecity.org             Economic Impact Study Documents Positive Effect of Refugees Resettling in…

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Affordable Care Act Limited-English Outreach and Support for Asian Community in Ohio

For Immediate Release October 1, 2013 Please contact:  Rui Zhang, Communication and Policy Assistant | rzhang@asiaohio.org |330-535-3263 x224 Affordable Care Act Limited-English Outreach and Support for Asian Community in Ohio…

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Afterschool program serving newcomer families’ children receives generous GAR Foundation support

For Immediate Release September 16, 2013 Please contact:  Rui Zhang, Communication and Policy Assistant | rzhang@asiaohio.org |330-535-3263 x224 Afterschool program serving newcomer families’ children receives generous GAR Foundation support Akron,…

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Ohio Association of Foodbanks and Consortium Organizations received funds by HHS

HHS announced the Ohio Association of Foodbanks and its consortium of social service agencies will receive $1.9 million in federal funds to provide in-person assistance to consumers in Ohio. Asian…

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NEW REPORT ON 2012 ELECTION FINDS LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE A KEY ISSUE FOR ASIAN AMERICAN VOTERS

A message from Asian American Justice Center (AAJC): NEW REPORT ON 2012 ELECTION FINDS LANGUAGE ASSISTANCE A KEY ISSUE FOR ASIAN AMERICAN VOTERS Asian Americans Advancing Justice has released a…

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