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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…

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…

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Human Trafficking Prevention Month – Ahimsa Intern’s Testimony

January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month, in which activists, organizations, agencies, and supporters of survivors commit to educating others on human trafficking awareness and prevention. Supporting survivors of human trafficking…


AKRON, Ohio – Asian Services in Action (ASIA) wishes the Ka’Ren community of Akron a happy Ka’Ren New Year. The Ka’Ren Community of Akron will host a holiday celebration on…

Asian Services in Action to Host Conversation and Book Signing with Curtis Chin

Akron, November 6, 2023 – Asian Services in Action (ASIA) is hosting an author talk and book-signing event for Curtis Chin, author of EVERYTHING I EVER LEARNED, I LEARNED IN…


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