In order to highlight pockets of excellence across the country, the NNED selects a partner organization to highlight once a month. Asian American Community Services, has been selected as the Partner of the Month for May in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.
Asian American Community Services (AACS) is the premier non-profit community-based organization serving the needs of Asian, Asian American and Pacific Islanders in Central Ohio. Since 1976, AACS has led efforts to empower and develop the local Asian community through its expansive and proactive programs and services. There mission is to improve the well-being and quality of life of Asian Americans and Asian immigrant families in Ohio by providing social services and empowering individuals through education, training and leadership.
Asian American Community Services is dedicated to serving the entire Asian and Asian-American population in central Ohio, spanning across countries and continent. The client population can be broadly split into the following areas and countries. South, Southeastern, and East Asian countries all have unique cultures, subcultures, and socioeconomic traits that make immigrants, migrants, and refugees from each community different. At AACS, they strive to understand the nuances within these communities and provide services in the most culturally competent manner possible.
Some of the programs and services that are currently offered:
Learn more about Asian American Community Services and their mission to improve the well-being and quality of life of Asian Americans and Asian immigrant families in Ohio.
View a list of previous NNED Partners of the Month.