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, Huntsville, AL

Do you speak another language? Become an AshaKiran PAID Interpretor & make a difference in your community! Get FREE training! Receive FREE training through our Multi-Lingual Access Model (MLAM). AshaKiran Language Advocates will earn a certificate after 54 hours training in specialized interpreting, language advocacy and cultural competency. Upon completion of the MLAM training, AshaKiran Language Advocates will have opportunities for paid compensation as an AshaKiran freelance translator while simultaneously helping those in need in our community! Worried you can't make a training date? No worries, contact us now! Make a DIFFERENCE! Become a culturally sensitive language advocate providing support to individuals in crisis situations and domestic violence survivors. Sign up to register at: https://goo.gl/forms/GpRJqINTyGDvXwhL2  For More information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Harris Home for Children's Community Connection 2017
WHEN: March 31st @11AM - 2PM
WHERE: 2206 Oakwood Ave NE, Huntsville, AL Huntsville, AL
In honor of Social Work Month, Harris Home for Children is hosting a networking event for Social Workers around the community. This event is open to the public in efforts to inform everyone of the great community resources available in the Madison County area. There will be food provided and opportunities to connect with other agencies. Stop by the AshaKiran booth to say hello! For more information: Jackualyn Deanes (256) 837-0332 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Walk for Autism 2017
WHEN: April 1st @9AM - 12PM
WHERE: Whitesburg P-8 School, 107 Sanders Rd., Huntsville, AL
Join the Autism Society of Alabama and Launch Aspergers to raise money to support the mission and projects of the Autism Society. Stop by the AshaKiran booth to say hello! 

AK VOL ORIENTN APR 5 2017 FlyerAshaKiran New Volunteer Orientation 
WHEN: April 5th @5:30PM - 6:30PM
WHERE: HSV Madison Co Public Library, 915 Monroe St SW, Huntsville, AL
AshaKiran NEW Volunteer Orientation for new AshaKiran volunteers! Want to donate some of your free time? Volunteer an hour a week, a month or just for AK events and help your community! Come join us for a one hour intro to AshaKiran, what we do, volunteer opportunities as well as upcoming & new events and workshops! 
NEW TO ASHAKIRAN: We are very excited to announce that we will be also be sharing the framework of our new Multi-Lingual Access Model (MLAM) and how it will allow our volunteers new community service, network and professional development opportunities. Complete an AshaKiran Volunteer Application and we'll follow up with you for this or another AK Volunteer Orientation if you can't make it this time! For more information: (256) 698 - 4446 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

AK Pizza Benefit Flyer APR 2017Pizza With A Purpose!
WHEN: April 6th @5PM - 9PM
WHERE: The Boot Pizzeria, 11505 S Memorial Pkwy, Huntsville, AL
The Boot Pizzeria has teamed up for a TASTY night to benefit AshaKiran and give back to the community! $2 of every MEDIUM specialty pizza & $5 of every LARGE specialty pizza will be donated to AshaKiran! So come hungry and ready for some delish pizza AND help the community at the same time!
For more information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

5th Annual AOD Community Career Fair
WHEN: April 12th @10AM - 2PM
WHERE: HSV Jaycees Building, Airport Rd, Huntsville, AL
Join Alliance for Opportunity and Development's event which feature multiple employers, schools, and non-profits. No Degree Required. FREE for Jobseekers. FREE for employers/exhibitors. Stop by the AshaKiran booth to say hello! For more information and/or to register: www.aod-alabama.org

UAH's 2nd Annual Ability Career Fair
WHEN: April 19th @10AM - 2PM
WHERE: UAH Conference Training Center (CTC) 1410 Ben Graves Drive, Huntsville, AL
Connecting businesses to job seekers with disabilities is the goal. These job seekers are willing, able and ready to work. This event will feature education sessions for businesses and job seekers, as well as resource exhibits, a career fair, and on-site interview space. Stop by the AshaKiran booth to say hello!
Link for Job Seekers: https://tinyurl.com/uahjobseekers
Employers Link: https://tinyurl.com/uahemployers

Asha Tea TimeAsha Tea Time
WHEN: April 20th @5PM - 6:30PM
WHERE: (More info coming soon!)
One of a kind networking event every month 2nd Thursday. We wanted to create a venue to educate and empower women to make a difference in our community. We will have guest speakers who are achievers, entrepreneurs and leaders in our community as well! We'll also include ice breaker and networking games to make the time fruitful and fun! Featured Countries are: (more info coming soon!) Thank you to this month's Asha Tea Time Sponsors: Jay I'Konn, Realtor at Weichert Realty & Madison ALOHA 
Questions? Contact us at (256) 698 - 4446 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Interested in becoming a sponsor for one or more Asha Tea Time events? Submit a sponsor form HERE
  

2017 ROH FlyerA Ray of Hope Event 2017
WHEN: April 22nd @12PM - 6PM
WHERE: Trinity United Methodist Church, 607 Airport Rd, Huntsville, AL 35803
Keynote Speaker is Sister Rosemary: 2007 CNN HERO & Time's 2014 100 Most Influential. Guest Speaker is Tonya Stafford: Human Trafficking Subject Matter Expert. FREE event also includes: international fair, food vendors, henna, entertainment, local artists & more! Country of Focus: Uganda
Questions? Contact us at (256) 405 - HELP/4357 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
 

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

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SAVE THE DATES:

MAY 25 / Biergarten Stein & Dine: AshaKiran
JUNE 26 / AshaKiran Annual Cultural Competency in Crisis Intervention Workshop 

 INCLUDES:  INTERNATIONAL FAIR  ?FOOD VENDORS  ?HENNA  ?ENTERTAINMENT  ?LOCAL ARTISTS  ?BOOTHS  ?GAMES

 

 

 

 

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