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.
AshaKiran aspires to be “a ray of hope” towards building a healthy and harmonious community.
A Ray of Hope Event 10th Anniversary Celebration
WHEN: JULY 23, 2016 @ 5:30PM
WHERE: Von Braun Center, 700 Monroe St., Huntsville, AL
AshaKiran is proud to announce A Ray of Hope Event 2016 commemorating 10 years of AshaKiran's service and raise funds vital to support their work, emergency shelter and outreach programs. The event is scheduled to start at 5:30pm and will include a fun 'photo station' to capture the night before beginning with an exciting agenda of featured testimonials and video covering 10 years of AshaKiran service, a surprise work of art reveal, a delicious fusion cuisine banquet dinner and a dynamic address by keynote speaker, Dr. Ludy Green, one of the world’s foremost experts on violence against women & children. Formal ceremonies will end with the AshaKiran Volunteer of the Year Award followed by live musical entertainment provided by First Note Entertainment multi-genre artists and a grand finale of an out of this world Bollywood performance from international music sensation Jeffry Iqbal and his troupe! DRESS is semi-formal and be ready to DANCE!
$120 ticket: admission, presenters, fusion cuisine banquet dinner & entertainment
$50 ticket: admission @7:30pm & entertainment only
2016 A Ray of Hope Flyer & 2016 A Ray of Hope Event on Facebook
or (256) 405-HELP(4357)
2 Day Language Advocacy Workshop
WHEN: AUGUST 12th & 13th 2016 @ 8:30AM - 4:30PM
WHERE: Hogan Family YMCA, 130 Park Square Ln., Madison, AL
Interpretation is an art and a skill acquired through extensive education, training, and experience. AshaKiran's 2 day workshop will provide an overview of interpreter guidelines emphasizing accuracy, proficiency, confidentiality and neutrality. Participants will be provided an opportunity to learn and participate in exercises designed to improve interpreters’ consecutive, simultaneous, and sight translation skills, including a discussion of interpretation for the deaf and blind, and introduction to the legal profession. Participants will gain additional understanding of the court’s language access obligations under Title VI of the Civil Rights of 1964, including issues with interpreters and interpreting, accessibility for the deaf and blind, relevant laws related to language access under Alabama laws and Rules of Court, and provide a forum to discuss promising practices. CLEs pending.
$10 General Admission & $15 CLE (lunch included)
AK 2 Day Language Advocacy Workshop Flyer
AK 2 Day Language Advocacy Workshop Registration Form
AK 2 Day Language Advocacy Event on Facebook