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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

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Contact Tracing Is a Time-Tested Method for Fighting Outbreaks But It's Facing New Challenges

July 10, 2020

Cleveland.com

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

Cleveland.com

Hindered by pandemic, community groups try to save Cleveland’s census response

FEBRUARY 11, 2020

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Coronavirus Is Fueling Prejudice, Asian-American Group Says

COMMUNITY FEATURE

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, Inc. Announces Date of 2019 Annual Fall Gala & Fundraiser

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA) will host an evening of fun and elegance during the 2019 Annual Gala & Fundraiser. The Gala will take place on November 15, 2019 at…

ASIA, Inc. Stands In Solidarity with El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio 

Akron, OH – We are shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the devastating assaults that resulted in 31 deaths and 50 wounded this weekend in El Paso, Texas and…

Rot Sorn's Story – Communities Thriving Through Entrepreneurship

Above: Rot Sorn (right) and her husband in front of their restaurant in Akron, Ohio. Akron, OH – Even when Rot Sorn, owner of Lyeh Thai in Akron, lived in…

ASIA, Inc. Seeks a Field Organizer for Summit County

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) seeks a highly motivated and bright individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Field and Data Organizer (Policy-Advocacy) position. The…

ASIA, Inc. Seeks a Field Organizer for Cuyahoga County

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) seeks a highly motivated and bright individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Field and Data Organizer (Policy-Advocacy) position. The…

ASIA, Inc. Expresses Concern Over Administration's Refugee Admissions Plan

Akron, OH – Asian Services In Action, Inc (ASIA, Inc.) expresses its deep concern over any plan by the Administration to reduce the number of refugees the United States will…

ASIA, Inc. Launches Community Relations & Development Department

Kara Ulmer has been selected as the Director of Community Relations and Development. Asian Services In Action, (ASIA, Inc.) announced the launch of the Community Relations and Development Department, which…

ASIA, Inc. Seeks Bilingual Advocate

Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA, Inc.) seeks a highly motivated, determined and experienced individual who possesses a diversified set of skills for the Bilingual Advocate position. This individual is…

ASIA, Inc. Announces 2019 Wang-Ji Family Scholarship Recipients

     The 2019 Wang-Ji Family Scholarship recipients Miss Bishnu Chhetri (left) and Miss Vy Hoang (right) photographed with ASIA, Inc. CEO Elaine Tso. Asian Services In Action, Inc. (ASIA,…