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A Precious Inheritance

Della tenderly turned the plastic pages of her photo album, which are laden with photos upon photos of her life. They ranged from formal, black and white photos of a…


  Akron, June 14, 2024- Immigration Network Akron (IN-Akron), Refugee Health Task Force, Asian Services in Action’s International Community Health Center (ASIA-ICHC), and North Hill Community Development Corporation (NHCDC) are…

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…

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…

Asian Services in Action Launches English Literacy Class for Afghan Refugees in Akron and Cleveland

Akron, OH – Asian Services in Action (ASIA) is launching English classes for Afghan men on Friday, March 1. ASIA established the classes after the success of their Women and…

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…

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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…


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