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Internet survey opportunity regarding women's health

Asian Services in Action, Inc. is pleased to announce a survey opportunity from the University of Texas at Austin, School of Nursing. Dr. Eun-Ok Im, a nursing researcher at the…

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Program Specialist – Community Health Promotions

Position Available: Program Specialist (Community Health Promotions) Location: Cleveland, Ohio Pay Rate: (.75 to 1.0 FTE; rate based on qualifications) with prorated (depends on actual hours of work) medical and…

ASIA is awarded two AmeriCorps volunteers

ASIA is pleased to announce that it has received funding from the Ohio Association of Second Harvest Food Banks  to place two AmeriCorps volunteers at ASIA: one in Akron and…

ASIA Welcomes Two New Interns, Allison Arsouzy and Sarah Elswick

Allison Arsouzy is a current MSW student at Cleveland State University focusing on refugee resettlement. Her undergraduate degree is in International Relations and Spanish and she is currently studying Arabic. …

ASIA Names Michael Byun Executive Director

Cleveland/Akron, Ohio – The board of Asian Services In Action is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Byun as its new executive director. The appointment is effective July 1,…

Please welcome Bo Yan, Program Specialist

(Bo, on the right with Congressman Stokes and past ASIA Executive Director, May Chen) Bo received her Master’s of Sciences in Social Administration (MSSA) and a Certificate in Non-profit Management…

Seven students named winners of 2009 Dr. James K.C. Juan scholarship

ASIA, Inc. is pleased to announce the 2009 recipients of the Dr. James K.C. Juan Scholarship: Karen K. Choi, David Wu, Patrick Ho, Jessica Parker, Shelby Torre, Li Wei Hung,…

Chinese Cultural Classes for Families

A China Experience For the Whole Family Join The Chinese Cultural Family Series First Four Sundays in August, 2009 2PM – 5PM At Asian Services In Action, Inc. 730 Carroll…

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…

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Navigating the Path to Mental Wellness: Services and Resources at ICHC Behavioral Health 

Have you ever wondered how counseling services might be helpful?   Our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are all influenced by our physical health, social environment, and personal experiences. When we understand…

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


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. 


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