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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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Make a difference this holiday season!

Hi Friend! There is just a week left to get through that “to do” list…and two weeks left for you to help make the change you want to see in…

ASIA, Inc. Joins #GivingTuesdayCLE Movement to Encourage Community Support

Today, Asian Services In Action, Inc. joins together with other organizations in celebrating WISH Cleveland’s #GivingTuesdayCLE campaign. Coinciding with the Thanksgiving Holiday and the kickoff of the holiday season, the campaign…

In Case You Missed It: The 2019 Gala & Fundraiser Fund-In-Need Video

On Friday, November 15 Asian Services In Action, Inc. celebrated over 23 years of community service with the year’s theme of Communities Thriving Through Entrepreneurship. Four months leading up to…

ASIA, Inc. Publishes 2018-2019 Annual Report

Akron, OH – Asian Services In Action, Inc., a critical provider of healthcare, social services, and advocacy for the growing Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities of Northeast Ohio, has…

ASIA, Inc. Celebrates Nationwide Preliminary Injunctions Against The Public Charge Rule

For Immediate Release October 18, 2019 Akron – We celebrate the news that the federal courts in New York and Washington granted nationwide preliminary injunctions against the Public Charge rule…

Thank You To Everyone Who Attended The Open House!

Left photo: (from left to right) ASIA CEO Elaine Tso, ASIA Co-founders May and CF Chen, Sam Deshazior, Director of Business Retention & Expansion for the City of Akron, ASIA Board…

ASIA, Inc.’s Microloan Program Assists Immigrants and Refugees Reach Their Dreams of Becoming Small Business Entrepreneurs

 Ali Bai inside Lucky Seven Family Grocery Store. Akron, OH – Ali Bai, his wife Rokimar Bi, and five kids came to the United States from Burma as refugees in…

ASIA, Inc. Condemns Trump’s Rule Targeting Legal Immigrants

ASIA, Inc. Condemns Trump’s Rule Targeting Legal Immigrants Press Release For Immediate Release August 14, 2019 Media Contact: Kimlee Sureemee 216-881-0330 Ext. 8811 Akron, Ohio – Asian Services In…