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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…

Dr. James K.C. Juan Scholarship

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Stop and Smell the Roses

On a sunny day in April, at a pleasant 68 degrees Fahrenheit, two Cleveland Metroparks vans filled with ASIA’s Community Adult Mentorship (CAM) students pulled into the parking lot of…

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…


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