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Grant Opportunities: Research How to Improve Social Security; Job Skills for Youth

Social Security Administration’s Disability Determination Process Small Grant Program This grant program awards stipends to graduate students to conduct research on ways to improve the disability determination process for the…

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USCIS Vietnamese Public Engagement: How to Become a U.S. Citizen

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites you to attend a free Vietnamese language engagement on the naturalization process. Representatives from USCIS will be on hand to answer your…

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Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP) Statement on New York Times’ Article on Asian Americans and Philanthropy

Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP) Statement on New York Times’ Article on Asian Americans and Philanthropy Los Angeles, California January 18, 2013 – LEAP is enthused by the…

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New Resource: Domestic Violence Information in Twelve Asian & Pacific Island Languages

ESCAPE IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE Click the escape button above to go immediately to another web page. If you are in an abusive relationship, browsing our website from your home computer…

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National Web Forum to Discuss Services for Runaway Youth and Human Trafficking Victims

On Tuesday, Jan. 22, the U.S. Justice Department Office for Victims of Crime and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention are co-sponsoring a one-hour Web Forum discussion on…

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Prepare for the Health Insurance Marketplace

From the ‘Prepare for the Health Insurance Marketplace’ page of HealthCare.gov: When key parts of the health care law take effect in 2014, there’ll be a new way for individuals,…

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2013 Cleveland Asian Festival Website Now Live

2013 Cleveland Asian Festival Website is now live! The 2013 Cleveland Asian Festival website is now live with information for anyone interested to be a sponsor, vendor, advertise on program…

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Jose Antonio Vargas | Town Hall Speaker Series 2012-2013

Jose Antonio Vargas Author of “My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” Town Hall Speaker Series 2012-2013 February 25, 2013 6:00 p.m. The Ohio Theatre, Playhouse Square 1519 Euclid Avenue Cleveland,…

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ASIA Lucky Seniors at Summa's Sharing the Season

ASIA’s Lucky Seniors participated in ‘Sharing the Season’, a celebration of cultural diversity in the holidays at Summa Western Reserve Hospital on December 10, 2012.  The Lucky Seniors hosted a…

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Verizon Foundation Funds ASIA Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Prevention Program

For Immediate Release January 4, 2013 Download this release. Contact: Kitty Leung; kitty.leung@asiaohio.org; (216) 881-0330 x202 Deborah Wang; dwang@asiaohio.org; (330) 645-5805 Verizon Foundation Funds ASIA Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault…

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Fire Prevention & Safety Survey | Akron Fire Department

Take this short survey and help the Akron Fire Department improve their services, including smoke alarm installation, free home inspections, and a CPR training program for Akron residents. All City of…

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ASIA Rings in 2013 at First Night Akron

ASIA celebrated the arrival of 2013 with the Akron community at First Night Akron at Lock 3!  Check out the photos:

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India International – January 2013 Issue

Download the online version here Printed copies are on the stands: please pick up your free copy today January Issue Highlights: Massive Protests in India Over Delhi Rape Narendra Modi’s Third Victory in Gujarat Hinduism…

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FICA India Republic Day Dinner | January 26, 5:45 p.m.

The Federation of India Community Associations of Northeast Ohio (FICA) will hold its traditional Annual India Republic Day Dinner on  at 5:45 p.m. at the . Join FICA for great…

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ASIA Sees Need for More Bilingual Health Workers on World AIDS Day 2012

For Immediate Release December 26, 2012 Download this release Contact: Sujata Burgess; sburgess@asiaohio.org; (216) 881-0330 x208 Dana Silverman; dana@asiaohio.org; (216) 881-0330 x218 ASIA Sees Need for More Bilingual Health Workers…

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ASIA’s READY Program Awarded 2012 Mildred M. Winter Scholarship

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 22, 2012 Download this press release Contact: Ed Kollin; 440-864-7574; edkollin@asiaohio.org ASIA’s READY Program Awarded 2012 Mildred M. Winter Scholarship AKRON – The READY Program…

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New Resource: Environmental Health

ASIA has added an Environmental Health section on its Health Care & Health Policy page.  Check out some great resources from Cleveland’s Environmental Health Watch: Environmental Health Watch (EHW) Resources…

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New Resource: What Families Can Do When a Child May Have a Mental Illness

In response to the tragic Sandy Hook elementary school shootings in Newtown, CT, the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has prepared a new fact sheet on early warning signs…

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John Carroll University: Asia Dream School Program Evaluation Report

In fall 2012, an advanced sociology class on poverty, welfare and social justice at John Carroll University (JCU) conducted an evaluation of the Asia Dream School (also known as the…

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New Resources: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA)

New resources related to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals are now available on ASIA’s Citizenship and Immigration Resources page: Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) On June 15, 2012, President…

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New Resources: Medicaid Expansion for Ohio under Health Care Reform

New resources from Advocates for Ohio’s Future on the potential expansion of Medicaid in Ohio under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or health care reform: Medicaid Expansion Webinar…

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USCIS District 13 December 2012 Community Newsletter

The December 2012 issue of United States Citizenship & Immigration Services’s (District 13) community newsletter is now available!  Click here to catch up on what’s happening at the USCIS Cleveland…

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Shaker Heights Resident Wins Framed “Faces of Chinatown” Image

For Immediate Release December 19, 2012 Download this press release Contact: Deborah Wang; dwang@asiaohio.org; (330) 645-5805 Shaker Heights Resident Wins Framed “Faces of Chinatown” Image Following the closing of the…

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ASIA Raises Over $42,000 at 2012 Gala and Fundraiser

For Immediate Release December 18, 2012 Download this press release Contact: Deborah Wang; dwang@asiaohio.org; 330-645-5805 ASIA Raises Over $42,000 at 2012 Gala and Fundraiser INDEPENDENCE, OH – Community supporters, sponsors,…

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Jason Nguyen, Radhika Reddy Join ASIA’s Board of Directors

For Immediate Release December 17, 2012 Click here to download this press release. Contact: Deborah Wang; dwang@asiaohio.org; (330) 645-5805 Jason Nguyen, Radhika Reddy Join ASIA’s Board of Directors CLEVELAND –…

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The Lotus December 2012

The December 2012 issue of The Lotus is now available online!  Check out their coverage of the Cleveland launch of A Community of Contrasts: Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders…

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Comparative American Studies Symposium | Oberlin College

The Comparative American Studies Program at Oberlin College presents: Community Research Symposium Saturday, December 8th, 10am-4pm Oberlin Depot 240 South Main Street Oberlin, OH  Free and open to the public.…

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NCAPA and AAPCHO Present Fiscal Cliff Webinar Series

The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA) and Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations presents a free webinar focusing on the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on Asian…

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CPEA Seminar for Tax Planning

The Chinese Professionals and Entrepreneurs Association is hosting a Seminar for Tax Planning. When: 12/16/2012 2 pm to 4 pm Where: Great Wall Enrichment Center 6545 SOM Road, Solon, OH…

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Free Citizenship Information Session | Tues. December 18, 2012

Citizenship Information Session Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA), in partnership with United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)—Cleveland District Office, will present an information session on citizenship. Program: The…

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2013 Presidential Pearl Gala Tickets Now on Sale

 Presidential Pearl Gala January 20, 2013 Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington D.C. The Presidential Pearl Gala is the premier Asian American Pacific Islander ball for the inaugural activities.  The ball…

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Asian Cultural Night at "The Q": Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Houston Rockets

Asian Cultural Night at “The Q” SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 2013 CLEVELAND v. HOUSTON CAVS GAME TIP-OFF: 7:30PM Cavaliers Scarf Giveaway Join people from all over the world at “The Q”…

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Volunteer for the 2013 Cleveland Asian Festival Committee

Planning has begun for the 2013 Cleveland Asian Festival (May 18-19, 2013)!  Volunteer at committee level and make a difference.  Please join the 2013 Cleveland Asian Festival committee meeting on…

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F.A.M.S.O. New Year's Eve Celebration

The Filipino American Millennium Society of Ohio invites the community to a New Year’s Eve Celebration! Where: Hilton Garden Inn, Twinsburg 8971 Wilcox Drive (I-480 and SR-82) When: December 31,…

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Hiring: Coordinator, Cultural Outreach and Promotion

Click here to download this job listing. Position Available: Coordinator, Cultural Outreach and Promotion Location: Cleveland, Ohio Pay Rate: Based on qualifications (approx. 30-40 hrs./wk.) Asian Services In Action (ASIA)…

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Registration Open for 6th Ohio Asian American Health Conference

Register now for the 6th Ohio Asian American Health Conference, running from Friday, December 7th – Saturday, December 8th.  Proudly hosted by the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA)…

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3rd Annual Holiday Celebration of Cleveland's Diversity

Worldwide Intercultural Network – NEO invites the community at large to its 3rd Annual Holiday Celebration of Cleveland’s Diversity, to be held at Cleveland City Hall Rotunda, Dec. 12, from…

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ASIA Offers Free HIV Screenings for World AIDS Day 2012

LAKEWOOD – In recognition of World AIDS Day (December 1, 2012), ASIA will be offering free, confidential HIV screenings on Friday, November 30, 2012 at the Lakewood Madison Library Lower…

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ASIA Hosts First Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter Training in Akron

AKRON – Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) hosted the first Bridging the Gap Medical Interpreter training in Akron for area healthcare interpreters on November 9-11 and November 16-18.  Interpreters…

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First Monthly Shangri-La Crafters Catalog

SEWA International presents the first monthly Shangri-La Crafters catalog, a project to help Bhutanese women in Akron and Cleveland achieve financial stability.  All Shangri-La Crafters items are unique and handmade…

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ASIA Offers Free HIV Screenings for World AIDS Day 2012

In recognition of World AIDS Day, ASIA will be offering free, confidential HIV screenings on Friday, November 30, 2012. The Cuyahoga County Board of Health will also be providing flu…

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New Citizenship Resource: Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI)

Military Accessions Vital to the National Interest (MAVNI) The MAVNI program which allows certain legal, non-citizen to enlist in the Army and apply for expedited citizenship without obtaining a green…

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Asian & Pacific Islander Resources for "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" (DACA)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has been accepting “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) applications for just over two months.  As of October 10, USCIS has received almost 180,000…

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Register by October 26: Strengthening Military-Civilian Community Partnerships to Respond to Sexual Assault

There’s still space availability for a special training on Strengthening Military-Civilian Community Partnerships to Respond to Sexual Assault.  The registration deadline and scholarship application deadline has been EXTENDED through this…

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Mon. Oct. 22: Cleveland Presidential Debate Watch Party

Presidential Debate Watch Party Monday, October 22, 2012 Presented by the OCA Cleveland Chapter in partnership with MotivAsians, Asian Services In Action (ASIA), and Asian Pacific Islander American Vote (APIAVote)…

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Latest Polls: Where the Presidential Candidates Stand with AAPI Voters

WHERE DO THE PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES STAND IN THE LATEST POLLING RESULTS? In mid-September, the National Asian American Survey reported that nearly one-third of Asian American likely voters were undecided on…

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Where the Presidential Candidates Stand on Issues Impacting Asian American & Pacific Islander Voters

Educate Yourself on Where the Candidates Stand on Issues Impacting Asian American & Pacific Islander Voters Click on the logos to review the materials created by each presidential campaign specifically…

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ASIA-sponsored Presidential Debate Watch Covered in Cleveland Plain Dealer

In partnership with APIAVote, ASIA and the Organization of Chinese Americans of Greater Cleveland (OCAGC)sponsored a watch party for the first presidential debate on October 3, 2012.  Held at the…

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Infographic: The Asian & Pacific Islander Vote Can Swing Ohio in 2012

Electoral votes in Ohio were decided by a 4.0% margin in 2008.  Asian & Pacific Island Americans make up 2.0% of the state’s population. YOUR VOICE COUNTS.  VOTE EARLY OR…

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Registration Open for the 4th Greater Cincinnati Asian Summit

Registration Open for the 4th Greater Cincinnati Asian Summit The Asian Community Alliance is pleased to announce that free registration is now open for the Fourth Greater Cincinnati Asian Summit…

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