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January 19, 2021

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

June 9, 2020


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

July 10, 2020

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

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

FEBRUARY 11, 2020


Coronavirus Is Fueling Prejudice, Asian-American Group Says


Akron, OH – Even when Rot Sorn, owner of Lyeh Thai in Akron, lived in Thailand she was in the food industry. She owned her own restaurant, worked as the head chef, and sold prepared food in the local market to make ends meet. When she resettled in the United States she was able to use her skills and work as a sushi chef in Hudson. “I made sushi for 10 years,” Sorn explained. “It was hard though.”

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Asian Services in Action Honors Key Community Partners at Gala

  (FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) Asian Services in Action (ASIA) celebrated their 25th + 1 anniversary on Friday, October 14th in the return of their annual gala by recognizing key community…

ASIA receives $110,000 multi-year grant from GAR Foundation to support essential social services

Akron, OH, September 22, 2022 – In August, GAR Foundation awarded Asian Services in Action (ASIA)’s a multi-year grant for operational support, which will total $110,000 to fund their Social…

ASIA Receives $224,000 Grant Award from Direct Relief’s Fund for Health Equity

Akron, OH, Feb 2, 2022— Asian Services In Action (ASIA) today announced it is among 49 awardees that received a grant from Direct Relief’s Fund for Health Equity, which mobilizes…

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…

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…

College Scholarship Available For AAPI Students Interested In Health Professions

The 2019 Wang-Ji Family Scholarship recipients Miss Vy Hoang (left) and Miss Bishnu Chhetri (right) photographed with ASIA, Inc. CEO Elaine Tso. Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) is pleased…

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…

Thank you for a fantastic 2019!

Happy New Year’s Eve! As 2019 ends, we want to take the time to thank you for your ongoing support! It’s been an amazing year at Asian Services In Action,…