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ADVANCING JUSTICE, 50+ AAPI GROUPS, INDIVIDUALS RELEASE STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION Oct. 8, 2012 CONTACT: Rekha Radhakrishnan 773.271.0899 x 215 rradhakrishnan@aaichicago.org ADVANCING JUSTICE, 50+ AAPI GROUPS, INDIVIDUALS RELEASE STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF EXPANDING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY U.S.…

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REQUEST FOR INTEREST: Family Practice Physician/Medical Director

 3631 Perkins Ave. Ste. 2A-W, Cleveland, OH 44114, (t) 216-881-0330 730 Carroll Street, Akron, OH 44304, (t) 330-535-3263 www.asiaohio.org REQUEST FOR INTEREST (RFI) Family Practice Physician/Medical Director Summary Asian Services…

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Organize an ASIA Phonebank Party!

Organize an ASIA Phonebank Party Are you an Asian American/Pacific Islander (AAPI) community member or ally in Ohio?  Help us ensure that every vote is counted in the upcoming general…

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2012 Video Contest: Get Out the Vote

APIAVOTE PARTNERS WITH MY VOTE OUR FUTURE FOR THE  2012 VIDEO CONTEST: GET OUT THE VOTE Got gangnam style? You could win: a $1,000 Grand Prize, $600 First Prize, $400 Second…

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Citizenship Classes in Akron at Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) – Fall 2012

Citizenship Classes in Akron at Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) Click here to download a flyer. Orientation Day September 24, 2012 10 a.m.— 4 p.m. BRING: Legal Permanent Resident…

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美國公民及移民服務局交流會議 | USCIS Chinese Language Session

美國公民及移民服務局於2012年 10月 18日星期四,東岸紐約時間下午2:00至 3:30,將以中文舉辦一場全國性多種語言的交流會議。每場交流會議,移民局代表人員將會講解一個與移民或公民有關的主題,解釋相關的法律規定及需要的申請表格,但無法提供法律諮詢,或個別申請案件的資訊。 10月 18日舉行的「與您交流」會議,移民局代表人員將講解及討論「如何為直系親屬申請移民」。我們將現場轉播這場在移民局紐約辦事處舉行的交流會議。您可以親自到移民局紐約辦事處參加,或打電話1-888-989-4980聆聽, (會議代碼為「交流」),也可以上網http://www.uscis.gov/jiaoliu 看現場轉播。 請通知您的親朋好友,邀請大家一起來參加。我們非常期待與您溝通交流! 您若需要更詳盡的資料,請以電子郵件與移民局公共關係處聯繫。公關處的電子郵址為 Public.Engagement@uscis.dhs.gov,請以英文「Jiao liu」為郵件主題。您也可以到www.uscis.gov/jiaoliu網站查詢,或到Twitter in Chinese (@uscis), 或YouTube (/uscis) 或美國移民局的部落格The Beacon追隨最新資訊。 **** On Thursday, October 18, from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm…

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Tune in to the Upcoming Presidential Debates

ARE YOU AN INFORMED VOTER? TUNE IN TO THE UPCOMING DEBATE WATCHES APIAVote is an official community partner with the Commission on Presidential Debates.  The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) was…

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RESULTS OF THE 2012 NATIONAL ASIAN AMERICAN SURVEY

RESULTS OF THE 2012 NATIONAL ASIAN AMERICAN SURVEY Following the first debate, APIAVote will host a webinar to discuss the issues important to AAPI voters and the survey results of…

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2012 ASIA Gala and Fundraiser: Tickets Now on Sale!

ASIA invites the community to experience our 2012 Gala and Fundraiser, presented by Gilead Sciences.  Join us for an evening filled with color, culture, exciting auction prizes with renowned auctioneer…

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Webinar: Mechanics of Early Voting in Ohio

Early voting in Ohio starts in just ONE week.  Do you know how, when and where to vote early? Join the League of Women Voters of Ohio andOhioVOTES for a…

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Financial Assistance for LGBT DREAMers Applying for Deferred Action

LGBT Movement Comes Together to Help DREAMers San Francisco, September 21 – Undocumented young immigrants seeking a work permit under President Obama’s new “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) program have to pay nearly…

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HAPI Fresh Farmers at Local Food Week Oct. 1 – 6, 2012

Our HAPI Fresh farmers will be offering their produce at Sustainable Heights Network’s Local Food Week from October 1 – 6, 2012.  Come by to say hello and spice up…

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Welcome to ASIA's 2012-2013 AmeriCorps Members

Welcome to our 2012-2013 AmeriCorps and AmeriCorps VISTA members! Zack Hicks 2012-2013 AmeriCorps VISTA member Working out of ASIA’s Akron office, Zack’s mission is to establish the immigrant community in…

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「聯邦醫療保險」 網上講座 / Medicare BASICS Webinar

「聯邦醫療保險」 網上講座 請參加由「聯邦醫療保險和聯邦醫療補助服務中心」特別為社區工作者所舉辦的廣東話和國語培訓。 由全國「聯邦醫療保險」培訓計劃主辦 國語 廣東話 日期 10/10/2012 10/17/2012 時間 (東岸時間)下午1時至3時 (東岸時間)下午1時至3時 登記 https://webinar.cms.hhs.gov/e80063471/event/registration.html https://webinar.cms.hhs.gov/e47525562/event/registration.html 了解關於「聯邦醫療保險」基本資訊和最新消息 甚麼是「聯邦醫療保險」 誰合資格申請 和怎樣參加 「聯邦醫療保險」承保範圍 (A和B部份) 藥物承保 (D部份) 「聯邦醫療保險」優勢計劃 及其選擇 (C部份)   參加這網上講座, 請在以上的網址登記 (講議將在講座當天在這網址公佈)。請用你的電子郵件登入,密碼是自選的。…

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New Resources: Cuyahoga County Judicial Candidate Ratings

Voters can view independent, non-partisan judicial candidate ratings for the November 6, 2012 general election by visiting www.judge4yourself.com. The link to judicial candidate ratings for Ohio Supreme Court and Cuyahoga…

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Get Vote Ready in Cleveland on National Voter Registration Day

ASIA will have resources for Asian and Pacific Islander voters at Get Vote Ready at the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections on September 25, 2012. The November, 2012 general election…

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NCAPA 2012 Policy Platform Release Sept. 20, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  September 14, 2012 Contact: Dana Chapnick  301-270-1855  dana@ncapaonline.org MEDIA ADVISORY   WHAT: A telephonic press briefing and webinar for the launch of the National Council of Asian Pacific…

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Webinar: Creating a Healthy Eating Active Living Movement for AANHPIs

APPEAL 2012 Healthy Eating Active Living WEBINAR: Creating a Healthy Eating Active Living Movement for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders Sept. 20, 2012, Thursday 5-6 pm Eastern; 4-5…

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Become a Professional Connection for an International Newcomer

Become a mentor with Global Cleveland‘s Professional Connections for International Newcomers program!  Professional Connections seeks to connect volunteer professionals with international newcomers from a similar academic or professional background.  Professional…

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Call for Medical Donations to ASIA Health Clinic

The ASIA Health Clinic set to open this November 2012!  Our current inventory has been stocked by gracious donors, but the Health Clinic team anticipates needing more supplies. Below is…

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New Resource: Healthy Eating, Active Living Fact Sheets (Multiple Languages)

Fact sheets on the importance of place for Healthy Eating and Active Living (HEAL) are now available on our Health Care & Health Policy Resources page. Fact sheets can be…

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New demographic report available on Asian Americans in the US

We’ve just published a new demographic report on Asian Americans in the United States, co-authored by the Asian American Justice Center and the Asian Pacific American Legal Center, members of…

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ASIA's Executive Director appointed to Gov. Kasich's AAPI Advisory Council

October 19, 2011 Rob Nichols, (330) 760-7582, Rob.Nichols@governor.ohio.gov KASICH ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENTS TO ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER ADVISORY COUNCIL COLUMBUS – Today Gov. John R. Kasich made the following appointments to…

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ASIA's Executive Director meets President Obama

ASIA’s Executive Director, Michael Byun had the privilege of meeting President Obama at a private reception at the White House on June 22, 2011.  The reception hosted by Mr. Obama…

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ASIA's Executive Director published in Akron Beacon Journal

Read the Letter to the Editor published in the Akron Beacon Journal on August 2nd.  Michael Byun responds to Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor regarding Ohio’s health insurance exchange program.

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Worldwide Hepatitis Day recognized by Ohio's Asian Americans

    For immediate release July 27, 2011 Press contact: Robin Nau (440) 554-6253; robin@asiaohio.org July 28 Worldwide Hepatitis Day: Raising hepatitis B awareness among Asian Americans July 28, 2011…

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Ohio's Asian Americans show influence at 2nd Legislative Day

Nearly 300 Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs) from across Ohio came together for the second year to meet their legislators and learn about each other’s communities and the importance…

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ASIA awarded $25,000 from Community West Foundation

We are pleased to announce a grant award from the Community West Foundation. This grant will support ASIA’s basic needs programming and services including benefits access, emergency food, and health…

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Kasich signs Executive Order establishing OH AAPI Advisory Council

MAY 27, 2011 Rob Nichols, (330) 760-7582, rob.nichols@governor.ohio.gov KASICH SIGNS EXECUTIVE ORDER ESTABLISHING THE OHIO ASIAN AMERICAN PACIFIC ISLANDER ADVISORY COUNCIL COLUMBUS – Today Gov. John R. Kasich signed an…

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APIAHF Urges Senate to Vote No on House-passed Budget Resolution

APIAHF Urges Senate to Vote No on House-passed Budget Resolution Budget Would Harm Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Seniors and Families For Immediate Release May 25, 2011 Washington,…

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ASIA awarded grant from Ohio State Bar Foundation

ASIA is pleased to be awarded a grant  from the Ohio State Bar Foundation.  This grant funds our project to help older Asian seniors and adults who confront traffic violations. …

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Report on Ohio's Asian American Pacific Islander Community now available

ASIA is pleased to share this in-depth report on Ohio’s Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. The report is presented by former Governor Strickland’s Asian American Pacific Islander Advisory Council,…

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Wall Street Journal reports growth of Asian and Hispanic children

The following article printed in the Wall Street Journal highlights the population growth of Hispanic and Asian children.  The author notes a transformation across the country with this emerging young…

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ASIA youth participate in Global Youth Service Day

Last Saturday ASIA youth joined 475,700 youth volunteers in 100 countries to participate in Global Youth Service Day (April 15-17 2011).  Over 4,000 projects were completed including Midtown Cleveland Inc‘s…

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Free clothing and food distribution April 21

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Asian population growth highlighted in Cleveland Plain Dealer

The Cleveland Plain Dealer’s headline news for Monday April 4, 2011 includes an article on the growing Asian population in Cleveland. An excerpt from the story describes “Results of the…

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Condolences for domestic violence victim Shinobu Higa

We would like to express our great sorrow for the death of Shinobu Higa, 36 of Fairview Park.  Ms. Higa died March 16 as a result of being beaten by…

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MotivAsians Newsletter now available

Click here to read the MotivAsians March 2011 newsletter.

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Akron's East High "Orientals" renamed

East High athletes now called Dragons Akron school board approves top choice in renaming contest By John Higgins Beacon Journal staff writer Published on Tuesday, Mar 01, 2011 The voters…

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New cargo delivery service opens in Cleveland

A new certified LBC contractor is operating in Cleveland.  Learn more about this cargo service or click here to contact the Cleveland contractor. Find out more about local Asian businesses…

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CDC releases Health Disparities Report

CDC Releases First Periodic Health Disparities & Inequalities Report ASIA is pleased to share the first Health Disparities & Inequalities Report from the CDC.  The report features the often overlooked…

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The price of repealing the Affordable Care Act in Ohio

The Price of Repealing the Affordable Care Act: Ohio Posted January 4, 2011 by Healthcare.gov As a result of the Affordable Care Act, families will soon be free from the…

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President announces national human trafficking prevention month

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release January 04, 2010 Presidential Proclamation – National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month A PROCLAMATION The United States was…

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Help fight hunger: Donate to ASIA's food drive

ASIA and MotivAsians have teamed up to collect food items for ASIA’s food pantry program.  The program serves more than 400 individuals a year, providing nutritious food to over 70…

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Ohio Senate passes human trafficking measure

Ohio Senate passes human trafficking measure Dec. 1, 2010, 5:42 p.m. EST Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Human trafficking was a step closer Wednesday to becoming a felony crime…

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Department of Justice works to reduce language barriers in court proceedings

On August 17, 2010 the US Department of Justice issued a letter to state courts reiterating the importance of language access in all legal proceedings.  Courts are obligated to provide…

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Health Care Reform benefits Ohio

Federal health care reform and the Affordable Care Act has immediate benefits for Ohioans.  To learn more about new support for seniors, coverage expansions, and stronger consumer protections, check out…

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Key Bank Neighbors “Make the Difference” at ASIA

As part of Key Bank’s program, “Neighbors Make the Difference,” ten Key Bank employees from local branches donated their time and talents on May 25th to volunteer for ASIA.  Project…

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Over 16,000+ reached statewide about Census

The Ohio Asian-American Census Project, led by ASIA and comprised of pan-Asian organizations in Akron/Cleveland, Cincinnati, Columbus, Dayton and Toledo, is pleased to announce that it has reached 16,077 Asian…

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'Orientals' not the same as 'Texans'

(Reprinted from the Akron Beacon Journal) By Bob Dyer Beacon Journal columnist POSTED: 04:54 p.m. EDT, Mar 29, 2010 It happens so often that those of us in the column-writing…

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