LAS VEGAS, NV – Today, the Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Charina de Asis as their new Assistant Director for Civic Engagement.
An immigrant from Cebu, Philippines, Charina joins ACDC with extensive experience in community advocacy and a deep commitment to empowering immigrant and refugee families in Nevada. In this role, she will be responsible for driving ACDC’s civic engagement initiatives, fostering community participation, and advocating for the needs and interests of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the greater Nevada community.
“We are thrilled to welcome Charina to our organization as Assistant Director for Civic Engagement,” said Vida Lin, President and Founder of ACDC. “Her passion for community development and advocacy aligns perfectly with our mission, and we look forward to her contributions as we continue to serve and empower the Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander community in our state.”
Charina holds a Bachelor and Master’s degree both in International Relations and has previously worked as the Executive Director for the Governor’s Office for New Americans, where she made significant contributions to the inclusion and integration of immigrants and refugees in the State of Nevada.
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. ACDC opened the Healthy Asians & Pacific Islanders (HAPI) Medical Center in August 2022. Among the services ACDC offers include: 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.
For more information about the Asian Community Development Council, visit www.acdcnv.org