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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


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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ASIA partners with the University Park Alliance for an innovative community street light monitoring program

The University Park Alliance recently awarded ASIA, Inc. $45,000 for a three-year community street light monitoring initiative.  The project aims to engage residents of the University Park neighborhood, including local…

United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland awards ASIA to work with Somali refugees

The United Black Fund of Greater Cleveland recently awarded ASIA, Inc. $7,000 to pilot a summer  mentoring program for Somali refugee youth.  The project will serve 25 youth primarily from…

2009 Dr. James KC Juan Scholarship Luncheon – Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Asian Services In Action, Inc. Cordially invites you to attend its 2009 Dr. James KC Juan Scholarship Award* Luncheon Saturday, July 25th, 2009 12:30pm-2:30pm Yellow Tail Japanese Seafood Buffet 4054…

2009 Dr. James KC Juan Scholarship Winners

ASIA is pleased to announce the 2009 recipients of the Dr. James K.C. Juan Scholarship: Karen K. Choi, ($1000 Award) Broadview Heights, Ohio: Junior, Pre-Dental Sciences Major, Lehigh University,”…the social…

ASIA Welcomes Robin Konscak, 2009 Cleveland Foundation Intern

Robin Konscak is a recent graduate from the College of Wooster in Wayne Co., Ohio where she majored in anthropology. She is a native Clevelander, having grown up in Westlake.…

Key Bank's Neighbors Make a Difference Day

ASIA thanks Key Bank’s Asian Networking Committee, who spent an afternoon on May 5th, to sort donated clothing and mopped, vacuumed and cleaned classrooms and hallways at St. Lukes Church…

Save the Date: 2009 Ohio Asian American Health Conference (May 30, 2009)

4th Ohio Asian American Health Conference Presented by the Asian Community Alliance, Inc. Ohio Asian American Health Coalition ASIAN AMERICAN* HEALTH DISPARITIES: THE 21ST CENTURY CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES * to…

Asian Community Domestic Violence Survey

Take our Asian Community Domestic Violence Survey! English 简体中文 繁體中文 한국어

Congratulations to the following 2009 Raffle Winners

1st prize – Jim Crutchfield 2nd prize – Margaret Wong 3rd prize – James Kitko (Cleveland Experience) & Mrs. Ling Lee (Akron Experience) 4th prize – Lucas Tielsch A big…