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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.…

ASIA to host International Community Festival to celebrate Akron’s growing cultural diversity

Volunteer Highlight: Rod Garrison

Meet one of ASIA’s volunteers, Rod Garrison!   Rod is a retired architect with a lifelong love for bicycles. To him, bicycles represent transportation, recreation, and freedom. He taught himself how…

Asian Services in Action (ASIA) Endorses the Introduction of the New Deal for New Americans Act

March 23, Akron, OH– Asian Services in Action (ASIA) is proud to announce and support the reintroduction of the New Deal for New Americans Act (H.R. 1643), a comprehensive piece…

Asian Services in Action Strongly Opposes Fee Increases to Citizenship and Other Immigration Applications 

Asian Services in Action (ASIA) urges the Biden administration to reject the increase of USCIS fees as suggested in its Proposed Regulation  Akron, OH, March 8, 2023- On January 4,…

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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…

COMMUNITY FEATURE

Cleveland, OH - While Hamayon Yaqobi, Senior Operations Manager at ASIA’s 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—are you friends or family?—Meg 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