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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,…

Happy Holidays!

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…

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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…

We’re a Target Circle Partner!

Your Target shopping spree can make positive impact on Northeast Ohio’s immigrant and refugee communities! ASIA is partnering with Target Circle to raise funds with the community, for the community.…

Asian Services in Action Congratulates the International Welcome Center for Selection as Summit County’s New Refugee Resettlement Agency

Akron, April 18, 2024– Asian Services in Action (ASIA) has begun a new partnership with the International Welcome Center to support the resettlement of refugees in the Barberton, Kenmore, and…


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