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Las Vegas, Nevada (January 18, 2023):
January 18, 2023 has officially been recognized as Vida Lin Day in Las Vegas, Nevada by Mayor Goodman and the City Council of Las Vegas.
Vida Lin is the founder and president of the Asian Community Development Council (ACDC), which began in 2015. ACDC is a 501(c)3 non-profit community organization established to educate, connect and empower the fastest-growing demographic in the United States. With the establishment of ACDC, Vida created a space where vital resources and programs are shared with the Asian and Pacific Islander community, including a culturally-sensitive Asian food pantry, citizenship, translation, health navigation assistance, voter education and more. ACDC hosts diverse community-focused events including the Asian Night Market, College Readiness Bootcamp, and the Run for Rice and Walk for Wellness 5k. Under Vida’s leadership, in August of 2022, ACDC opened the Healthy Asians & Pacific Islanders (HAPI) Medical Center to serve the uninsured, underinsured and underserved community in Las Vegas. In September of 2022, ACDC opened a Reno location to serve the Northern Nevada community.
ACDC is honored to join Las Vegas residents in celebrating Vida Lin Day in recognition of her dedication and service to the Asian and Pacific Islander community in Nevada.
For more information on ACDC, visit www.acdcnv.org.
For photos of the ceremony, please visit http://bit.ly/3QRg727.
ABOUT THE ASIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL:
The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization dedicated to building, connecting, and educating the Asian and Pacific Islander community in Nevada. ACDC was officially chartered in 2015 in Las Vegas and opened their Reno location in 2022. Among the services ACDC offers includes: voter education, health insurance enrollment assistance, citizenship application assistance, vaccination clinics (Influenza and COVID-19), culturally-sensitive food distribution, College Readiness Bootcamp, GraduAsian, Asian Night Market and the Run for Rice and Walk for Wellness 5k. ACDC opened the Healthy Asians & Pacific Islanders (HAPI) Medical Center in August 2022 and a Reno office location to serve the Northern Nevada community in September 2022.