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Chan’s Story

Chan was twenty-seven when she arrived in the US after the military coup in Myanmar. She was so stressed about her parents’ health problems and her future that she had…

To Literacy and Beyond

The men in the newly arrived Afghan community had a resounding request in September, three months after ASIA’s Women and Literacy classes began: they wanted ASIA to host a men’s…

We’re a Target Circle Partner!

Your Target shopping spree can make positive impact on Northeast Ohio’s immigrant and refugee communities! ASIA is partnering with Target Circle to raise funds with the community, for the community.…

Asian Services in Action Congratulates the International Welcome Center for Selection as Summit County’s New Refugee Resettlement Agency

Akron, April 18, 2024– Asian Services in Action (ASIA) has begun a new partnership with the International Welcome Center to support the resettlement of refugees in the Barberton, Kenmore, and…

Asian Services in Action Launches English Literacy Class for Afghan Refugees in Akron and Cleveland

Akron, OH – Asian Services in Action (ASIA) is launching English classes for Afghan men on Friday, March 1. ASIA established the classes after the success of their Women and…

Human Trafficking Prevention Month – Ahimsa Intern’s Testimony

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month, in which activists, organizations, agencies, and supporters of survivors commit to educating others on human trafficking awareness and prevention. Supporting survivors of human trafficking…

ASIAN SERVICES IN ACTION WISHES A HAPPY KA’REN NEW YEAR TO THE KA’REN COMMUNITY 

AKRON, Ohio – Asian Services in Action (ASIA) wishes the Ka’Ren community of Akron a happy Ka’Ren New Year. The Ka’Ren Community of Akron will host a holiday celebration on…

Asian Services in Action to Host Conversation and Book Signing with Curtis Chin

Akron, November 6, 2023 – Asian Services in Action (ASIA) is hosting an author talk and book-signing event for Curtis Chin, author of EVERYTHING I EVER LEARNED, I LEARNED IN…

What is Ohio State Issue 1?

Issue 1 would make updating or amending Ohio’s laws and Constitution more difficult. Proposed changes would need a larger number of votes in order to pass instead of simple majority.…

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Chan’s Story

Chan was twenty-seven when she arrived in the US after the military coup in Myanmar. She was so stressed about her parents’ health problems and her future that she had…

To Literacy and Beyond

The men in the newly arrived Afghan community had a resounding request in September, three months after ASIA’s Women and Literacy classes began: they wanted ASIA to host a men’s…

We’re a Target Circle Partner!

Your Target shopping spree can make positive impact on Northeast Ohio’s immigrant and refugee communities! ASIA is partnering with Target Circle to raise funds with the community, for the community.…

COMMUNITY FEATURE

Cleveland, OH - While Hamayon Yaqobi, Senior Operations Manager at ASIA‚Äôs International Community Health Center, sat in quiet excitement for the naturalization ceremony to begin at the Carl B. Stokes Building, he was accompanied by two equally excited individuals who introduced themselves as Mike and Meg. When asked how they knew Hamayon‚ÄĒare you friends or family?‚ÄĒMeg smiled and said, a little bit of both. Those categories are not enough to describe their incredible bond.¬†

FEATURED HEADLINES

January 19, 2021

Akron Beacon Journal

'She's opening gates for my race:' Akron's Black and Indian American communities celebrate incoming VP Kamala Harris

June 9, 2020

ideastream

Contact Tracing Is a Time-Tested Method for Fighting Outbreaks But It's Facing New Challenges

July 10, 2020

Cleveland.com

Column: Yesterday’s refugees are today’s Americans. We should be welcoming more of them.

OCTOBER 23, 2020

Akron Beacon Journal

Documentary highlights Asian American voters in battleground states

AUGUST 28, 2020

Cleveland.com

Hindered by pandemic, community groups try to save Cleveland’s census response

FEBRUARY 11, 2020

ideastream

Coronavirus Is Fueling Prejudice, Asian-American Group Says