Mission  

AshaKiran is committed to educate, empathize and empower persons of South Asian and other foreign-born origins while providing culturally sensitive and confidential services to people experiencing traumatic/stressful situations.

  

Vision  

AshaKiran aspires to be “a ray of hope” towards building a healthy and harmonious community.

 

 

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Upcoming Events... 


AK MLAM Flyer FINALMulti-Lingual Access Model (MLAM) FREE Training!

WHEN: Several Dates
WHERE: 
Dowdle Center, 109 Governors Dr SE, HSV, AL

Do you speak another language? Get FREE training through our Multi-Lingual Access Model (MLAM) to become an AshaKiran PAID Interpretor & make a difference in your community! AshaKiran Language Advocates will earn a certificate after 54 hours training in specialized interpreting, language advocacy and cultural competency. Classes have already started although there might be some openings left. If you, or someone you know, speaks another language and would like to attend an MLAM training, please complete an MLAM training application immediately and contact us either way to let us know of your interest at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

Now offering make up opportunities for any missed MLAM classes with the possibility to attend a court case in DV court (3 credit hours): Thursday mornings, from 8:30 AM on:

Thursday, 5/25/2017
Thursday, 6/1/2017
Thursday, 6/8/2017

Location: Municipal Court, Domestic Violence Division,
               815 Wheeler Ave NW, Huntsville, AL 35801

Please click HERE to rsvp.
If you cannot respond to the link above, please just send an email and let us know with day you would like to attend the trial.

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2017 Biergarten Stein and Dine AK

Biergarten Stein & Dine: AshaKiran! 
WHEN: May 25 @4:30PM - 7:30PM 
WHERE: U.S. Space & Rocket Ctr., 1 Tranquility Base, HSV, AL 
A portion of proceeds will benefit AshaKiran! Dine and help your community at the same time! Featuring authentic German cuisine created by renowned chef David Oreskovich, dine under the Saturn V Apollo moon rocket and a portion of the food sales will go to Ashakiran! Free admission with food & beverages available for purchase. Imported and domestic beers and wines from the German region. Dogs welcome on the Apollo Terrace. Family friendly. Rain or shine.

 

NEW AshaKiran Youth Art & Essay Contest!                              See contest guidelines. Want to participate? Parents can sign up HERE.

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SAVE THE DATES:

JUNE 15 / Asha Tea Time

JUNE 23 / HSV Childrens Reahbilitation Services Wheelchair Wash

JUNE 26 / AshaKiran Annual Cultural Competency in Crisis Intervention Workshop  

SEPTEMBER 23 / North Alabama Health & Wellness Fair

OCTOBER 8 / State-Wide Human Chain Against Domestic Violence

NOVEMBER 12 / AK Volunteer Appreciation Event

NOVEMBER 18 / Margarita Ball 

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AshaKiran Milestone: 10 Years! 

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