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The Asian Community Development Council holding Free Covid-19 Vaccination Clinic at Thai Temple in Las Vegas

Las Vegas (July 8, 2021) – The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is partnering with Immunize Nevada, Tour Health, and Thai Culture Foundation to host a free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic this Sunday July 11th at Watpa Buddhaya Nandharam Temple at 5320 Kell Lane, Las Vegas NV 89156. The clinic will be held from 11:00AM-1:00PM.

“This mobile clinic is an important resource for the Thai community,” said Dr. Christian Giovanni, Founder & Director of Thai Culture Foundation. “Some of our citizens have not had the means to go out and get immunized. They will have the convenience of getting their vaccinations here at the temple where there will be a Thai food fair happening at the same time. The vaccines will help bring them closer to returning to normal community operations and enjoying the activities they have all missed”. 

For more information on vaccines, visit nvcovidfighter.org or call 1.800.401.0946

Thai translators will be on site to assist community members at the COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Sunday at the Thai temple.

ABOUT THE ASIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL:

The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is a nonprofit and non-partisan organization of volunteers dedicated to building, connecting, and educating the Asian American Pacific Islander community in Nevada. ACDC was officially chartered in 2015. The mission of ACDC is to improve the general well-being and education of the Asian American Pacific Island and other ethnic communities in Nevada. Among the services ACDC offers includes: voter education, health insurance enrollment assistance, citizenship application assistance, vaccination clinics (Influenza and COVID-19), food distribution, College Readiness Bootcamp, and GraduAsian.

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Media Contact: Patranya Bhoolsuwan | Patranya@acdcnv.org | 702-556-0235

The Asian Community Development Council hosting Free Citizenship Workshop coinciding with World Refugee Awareness Month

Las Vegas (June 18, 2021) – The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is hosting a free “US Citizenship” Workshop on Saturday June 19th from 9AM to 3PM. It will take place on the 2nd floor of Shanghai Plaza at 4276 Spring Mountain Road Suite 207 Las Vegas NV 89102.

The event coincides with June being World Refugee Awareness Month and World Refugee Day is on Sunday June 20th. According to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, America has resettled more than 3 million refugees since 1980.

At the free citizenship workshop hosted by ACDC this Saturday, registered participants will be able to meet one-on-one to ask questions and get help as part of their N400 application process. There will be a legal attorney and translators on site providing assistance in a variety of languages from Tagalog, Vietnamese, Mandarin and Thai. To register go to bit.ly/naturalized and bring the following:

  • Permanent resident card
  • Driver’s license or ID
  • Passport
  • Home and work addresses for past 5 years
  • Travel history out of the US for past 5 years
  • Marriage certificate/divorce decree (If applicable)
  • Children’s basic information ( DOB, Addresses, etc
  • Recent tax return/Proof of means-tested benefit (needed to check eligibility for a fee waiver)

As part of ACDC’s ongoing citizenship assistance program, the nonprofit also accepts appointments with green card holders who need help applying for US citizenship. For more information, call 702-461-8354.

ABOUT THE ASIAN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL:

The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is a nonprofit and non-partisan organization of volunteers dedicated to building, connecting, and educating the Asian American Pacific Islander community in Nevada. ACDC was officially chartered in 2015. The mission of ACDC is to improve the general well-being and education of the Asian American Pacific Island and other ethnic communities in Nevada. Among the services ACDC offers includes: voter education, health insurance enrollment assistance, citizenship application assistance, vaccination clinics (Influenza and COVID-19), food distribution, College Readiness Bootcamp, and GraduAsian.

Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak set to attend special event TONIGHT highlighting Asian American & Pacific Islander communities following Give in May Fundraiser & 2021 Legislative Session

Las Vegas (June 16, 2021) – The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) in partnership with ONE APIA Nevada, is hosting a special multicultural event celebrating the impact from Asian Pacific American Heritage Month’s Give in May fundraiser and the end of the 2021 Legislative Session. The dinner celebration will begin promptly TONIGHT June 16th at 6PM at the Desert Breeze Community Center at 8275 Spring Mountain Road in Las Vegas.

The Asian Community Development Council partners with Sri Lanka America Association for COVID-19 Vaccination Day

Las Vegas (June 10, 2021) – The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is proud to partner with the Sri Lanka America Association of Las Vegas to host a “COVID-19 Vaccination Day” event this coming Sunday June 13th from 12PM – 3:30PM on the 2nd floor of Shanghai Plaza at 4276 Spring Mountain Road Suite 207 Las Vegas NV 89102.

Members of the Media are invited to observe and/or take part in a special self defense class at Las Vegas Kung Fu Academy Tuesday April 20th at 11 AM

Las Vegas (April 16, 2021) – The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is joining forces with a Las Vegas based martial arts studio to raise awareness about the importance of self defense skills in light of increased incidents of violence and discrimination against the Asian American Pacific Islander community across the US.

ACDC Atlanta Attack Statement

Las Vegas (March 17, 2021) – The Asian Community Development Council (ACDC) is outraged and heartbroken by the latest act of deadly violence in Georgia that appears to have targeted the Asian American Pacific Islander community. The shooting spree in the Atlanta area on March 16 killed eight people. Six of those who died were identified as Asian and seven of them were women. At least four of those killed were of Korean descent.

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