Asian Community Alliance, Inc.

Alliance for Immigrant Women (AIW)

AIW was formed to respond to the increased number of immigrant women who were seeking services or injured as a result of domestic violence. Over 20 agencies have joined to develop prevention and intervention programming and to coordinate services for immigrant/non-English speaking victims in the community to ensure they have access to necessary resources.

Asian Services In Action (ASIA, Inc.)
ASIA’s mission is to empower Asian American Pacific Islanders in Northeastern Ohio to access quality, culturally, and linguistically appropriate information and services.

Cincinnati Music & Wellness Coalition
Cincinnati Music & Wellness Coalition, a program of Global Music and Wellness, Inc., a non-profit organization, is the first community-wide recreational music-making coalition in the nation. The coalition was founded in January 2009 by Arlene de Silva, a professional in the field of aging. The mission of the coalition is to offer two evidence-based recreational music-making and wellness programs, Clavinova Connection and HealthRHYTHMS, to diverse populations regardless of their challenges, backgrounds, ethnicity, ability, or prior experience in Southwestern Ohio and Northern Kentucky. Coalition members consist of non-profit organizations serving the well-elderly, nursing home residents, retirement communities, adult day centers, senior centers, developmentally disabled individuals, and universities, physicians, musicians, hospitals, Asian Community Alliance, Inc., and  Fine Arts Fund (now ArtWaves). The Coalition members collaborate and share resources in order to provide HealthRHYTHMS© and Clavinova Connection© recreational music-making protocols to keep individuals actively engaged and promote community-building.
For further information, please contact:
Arlene de Silva at: or 513-315-7393.
Project: Recreational music-making for special populations
Location: Cincinnati, OH

Council on Aging of Southwestern Ohio (COA)
Area Agency on Aging, serving Butler, Clermont, Clinton, Hamilton and Warren counties. Their Mission is to enhance the lives of older adults by assisting them to remain independent at home through a range of quality services. These include advocacy, caregiver support, counseling, health promotion, home and community based care, legal assistance, nutrition, outreach, senior centers and transportation.
The Agency helps individuals: connect with services for seniors, choose care that will enhance the quality of life, be a more confident, less- stressed caregiver, and be informed.

Ohio Asian American Health Coalition (OAAHC)
Asian agencies throughout the state are working together as part of the Ohio Asian American Health Coalition to implement the long term goal of the Coalition which is to advocate for systems, funding, and policy changes to reduce barriers and to improve the health of Ohio Asian Americans.
Contact: Manju Sankarappa, Executive Director, Ohio Asian American Health Coalition